Precision medicine is the opposite of one-size-fits-all therapy. An emerging approach to preventing or treating diseases, it factors in individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle in o... Read more.
The 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference is scheduled September 20-23. This conference focuses on translating the promise of genomic medicine into clinical practice. Expert speakers, focused breakout sessions, real-life case studies and a poster session provide opportunities to discover and discuss emerging topics in applied genomics.
New this year, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine offers a patient and public symposium, featuring expert talks and exhibits in pharmacogenomics, ethics, microbiome, cancer, and other areas where precision medicine is impacting health care.
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Everyone’s life has been affected by cancer. Everyone’s. Many people are cancer survivors. Others are family or friends of someone who has fought the disease. But nobody has escaped the terrible burde... Read more.
With the advent of the Human Genome Project, it has become possible to completely sequence the DNA of a patient or his or her tumor. This technique has the potential to allow physicians to identify a ... Read more.