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Getting Personal: Better Diagnosis, Better Treatment

Posted on September 8th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

Figures released by the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 2017 indicate that the burden of cancer is on the rise, with the number of diagnoses rising by 50% over the next 13 years. Even more troubling is the predicted mortality rate for cancer, Continue reading “Getting Personal: Better Diagnosis, Better Treatment” »

Personalized vs. Precision Medicine

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

Last year was a year of impetus for precision medicine. Former President Obama’s budget for the 2016 fiscal year included $215 million for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Continue reading “Personalized vs. Precision Medicine” »