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The “molecularly unstratified” patient: a focus for moral, psycho-social and societal research

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The biomedical paradigm of personalised precision medicine - identification of specific molecular targets for treatment of an individual patient - offers great potential for treatment of many diseases including cancer. This article provides a critical analysis of the promise, the hype, and the pitfalls attending this approach. In particular, we focus on “molecularly unstratified” patients - those who, for various reasons, are not eligible for a targeted therapy. For these patients, hope-laden...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1159/000480422

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Harris Manchester College
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Oxford, MSD, Oncology
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Oxford, HUM, Theology Faculty, Theology and Religion Faculty
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Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
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Maughan, T
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Morrell, L
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Karger Publishers Open Access Publisher's website
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Biomedicine Hub Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
S1
Pages:
146-153
Chapter number:
480422
Publication date:
2017-11-21
Acceptance date:
2017-07-24
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2296-6870
Pubs id:
pubs:709366
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uri:27fd45e0-04fe-46bd-a622-6f1b031b6596
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uuid:27fd45e0-04fe-46bd-a622-6f1b031b6596
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pubs:709366
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S1

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