Precision Medicine Also Means An Excellent Diagnosis


I was recently introduced to a beautiful lady, immaculately dressed and wearing a wig. She told me she had cancer and was is in her third round of chemotherapy. She said she was doing reasonably well and was looking forward to completing her final therapy. Her hope was that she would recover quickly and resume normal life. I asked her what were the genetic underpinnings of her tumor. “I will hear that in two weeks”, she replied. “And what if it becomes clear that chemotherapy was not really necessary?” “Then there’s a big problem.” was her response.

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