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PERSONALIZED MEDICINE:

Broadening the Omics
to Personalize
Cancer Therapy

Podcast: August 4, 2014


The decision-making process for cancer treatments is growing more sophisticated with the broadening of data used to determine the best course of treatment for an individual patient. Perthera, a precision cancer therapy company, is leveraging recent scientific breakthroughs to perform a complete molecular analysis of a patient’s cancer to determine the best therapies and drug trials to treat each patient’s unique cancer. We spoke to Dendy Young, chairman of Perthera, about the company, the benefits of looking beyond the genetics of tumors to determine the course of treatment to use for a patient, and whether these personalized medicine approaches in cancer will take hold in other disease areas. Read More
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