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The Promise and the hype of 'personalised medicine'

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Personalised medicine is widely considered as the way of the future for medicine. However, progress in cancer, with a few outstanding exceptions, has fallen below expectations because of the challenges of tumour heterogeneity and clonal evolution. In both benign and malignant disease, diseases caused by single genetic alterations are more amenable to precision medicine approaches. However, most common diseases are caused by a complex interplay of multiple genetic and environmental factors mak...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1080/20502877.2017.1314886

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Oncology
Subgroup:
CRUK/MRC Ox Inst Radiation Oncology
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
New Bioethics Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Pages:
13-20
Publication date:
2017-05-18
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EISSN:
2050-2885
ISSN:
2050-2877
Pubs id:
pubs:695889
URN:
uri:7ac862e7-ad8b-41d9-a766-a41db3dd1297
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uuid:7ac862e7-ad8b-41d9-a766-a41db3dd1297
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pubs:695889

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