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NCI Gets Personal
Bob Grant | Jun 2, 2015
The National Cancer Institute is launching a Phase 2 trial matching patients with specific mutations to drugs tailored to those genetic changes.
Personalized Devices Predict Cancer Drug Response
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 22, 2015
Two teams have developed tumor-implantable drug delivery devices to study real-time responses to multiple therapies in cancer patients.
Time Bungles Precision Medicine
Kerry Grens | Apr 20, 2015
Personalized pancreatic cancer therapies based on tumor genomics may take too long to prepare to be helpful, according to a small clinical trial.
To Each His Own
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2015
Cancer treatment becomes more and more personal.
The Challenges of Precision
Adam Marcus | Apr 1, 2015
Researchers face roadblocks to treating an individual patient’s cancer as a unique disease.
My Mighty Mouse
Megan Scudellari | Apr 1, 2015
Personal drug regimens based on xenograft mice harboring a single patient’s tumor still need to prove their true utility in medicine.
NIH Assembles Precision Medicine Panel
Bob Grant | Mar 31, 2015
The US National Institutes of Health has formed a team of experts to begin the process of building President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative.