Precision medicine in oncology

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    Wiley Blackwell MB

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Most medical treatments have been designed for the average patient As a result of this one size fits all approach treatments can be very successful for some patients but not for others This is changing with the emergence of precision medicine an innovative approach to disease prevention and treatment that takes into account individual differences in people s genes environments and lifestyles Precision medicine gives clinicians tools to better understand the complex mechanisms underlying a patient s health disease or condition and to better predict which treatments will be most effective Precision or personalized medicine in cancer treatment was once a buzzword but it is finally becoming a reality with recent advances in imaging genetic and biological sciences The importance of interpatient and intratumor variability has long been recognized but realistic opportunities to take these into account in cancer care have emerged only recently Innovations in patient characterization through genomics proteomics and metabolomics have opened new avenues to personalize cancer treatment in ways that were not possible before Furthermore advances in quantitative assessment of therapeutic response as provided by functional and molecular imaging have been critical in the implementation of precision medicine paradigm in radiation oncology This book will be a comprehensive review of science and technology making precision medicine possible for radiation oncology current examples and future direction Genomic Strategies for Personalized Cancer Therapy Blood based biomarkers for the diagnosis and prognosis of cancer Application of circulating cell free DNA for personalized cancer therapy Prognostic Implications of EGFR p53 p16 cyclin D1 Bcl 2 in Head Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma HNSCC Predictive and prognostic markers for cancer medicine Dual Energy Imaging in Precision Radiation Therapy The role of Big Data in personalized medicine

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