Overview of Personalized Medicine in GI Cancers

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Abstract

Cancer biomarkers may be used for prevention (identification of patients at high risk for cancer), estimating prognosis and/or repsonse to conventional chemotherapies, or guide the use of specific targeted therapies. This overview provides examples in each category for gastrointestinal cancers and reviews current concepts in personalized medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1641-1644
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Volume16
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2012

Keywords

  • Personalized medicine
  • Targeted therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Gastroenterology

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