Personalized Medicine

21 Articles

DNA purification
Research
February 27, 2018 • 3 Min

Precision Medicine from the Get-Go for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Ben George and colleagues at the Medical College of Wisconsin are using molecular profiling to determine the best chemotherapy for a patient’s pancreatic cancer.

Petri dishes
Research
July 3, 2017 • 3 Min

Predicting Effective Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Kenneth Yu is leading a clinical trial that looks at a pancreatic cancer patient’s pharmacogenomic profile, to see which chemotherapy works better.

Flasks
Research
July 21, 2016 • 5 Min

Patient-Focused Research to Better Understand Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Diane Simeone stresses the importance of research and clinical trials to get better results for pancreatic cancer patients.

Microscope photo of an organoid with the outer layer of open cells in red, with solid blue cells and green open cells on a black background
Research
June 14, 2016 • 3 Min

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer in a Petri Dish

Dr. David Tuveson is growing pancreatic cancer tissue called organoids in the lab, to test which drugs will be most effective against a patient’s tumor.

Hand of a lab worker opening a petri dish and putting liquid in with a pipette, in yellow lighting
Research
June 1, 2016 • 5 Min

Personalizing Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Dr. Mark Ricigliano takes a closer look at the genetics of circulating tumor cells, to personalize pancreatic cancer treatment for the best results.

Petri dish
Research
January 24, 2016 • 5 Min

Precision Promise Places Patients at Center of Research

Dr. Diane Simeone explains the different approach to pancreatic cancer clinical trials taken by the Precision Promise program.

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