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9 Essential Models to Predict the Future of Precision Medicine

As a quarter century follower of personalized medicine, the recent progress and pronouncements on precision medicine are greatly appreciated. Despite extraordinary complexities new ‘omics...

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Leveraging Blood-Based Biopsies

It is, without doubt, an exciting time to be an oncologist or a cancer researcher. As our understanding continues to grow of the underlying...

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Precision Medicine is a Value-of-Information Proposition – and Vice-Versa

In this inaugural issue of the Journal of Precision Medicine, we would like to draw attention to a decision-analytic concept that has grown prominent...

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Adding Value to Allele Data

In late winter at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) scientific meeting in Marco Island, Fla., a coalition of 13 life science...

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A New Hope for Pancreatic Cancer

It’s a sad fact that most people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer feel their situation is hopeless. According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 47,000...

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Precision Medicine: The Importance of Correctly Matching the Tool to the Task

his year, on April 16th the Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) made its debut in the UK. Attendee’s benefited from new insights behind the...

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High Resolution: Bringing a Sharper Focus to Precision Medicine Through Design

With so much attention focused on new ways to collect, combine, and mine health data, it can be easy to overlook the critical need...

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Paths to Precision Medicine: A Perspective

Cancer is a complex, heterogeneous disease, driven by multiple molecular pathways. There are hundreds of known oncogenes, which arise in myriad combinations, making every...

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Human Genome Pioneer Continues to Push the Envelope

Say what you will about J. Craig Venter – and opinions run the gamut from him being our generation’s greatest scientist to him also...

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Precision Medicine: Too Much Precision, Not Enough Medicine?

“Precision Medicine,” a new name for “molecular medicine,” has been the goal of medicine since the time of the Greeks. Medicine without scientific precision...

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Why Do Physicians Experience Genomics Education Gaps, and What Can We Do About It?

Of the many factors needed for the complete clinical uptake of personalized medicine and its use to improve health out comes, one of the...

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Precision & Accuracy: A Way Forward in Cancer Medicine

We have reached a point where in the last 30 years your chance of surviving cancer has increased from 1 in 4 to roughly...