Individualized treatment benefits advanced cancer patients

04/20/2009 | Forbes

An Arizona research team found molecular targets in 98% of 66 patients studied, and 18 people had longer progression-free survival times with targeted therapy compared to previous generalized therapies they had tried. A separate Italian study found genetic mutations in patients with advanced colorectal cancer that could indicate their tumors wouldn't respond to specific drugs.

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