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Study signals new era of precision medicine for children with cancer​

07:34 EDT 11 Oct 2019 | Lab Bulletin

study-signals-new-era-precision-medicine-childrenA new study has shown the power of genetic testing to pick out the best drugs for children with cancer to extend and improve their lives – signalling a new era of precision medicine for young patients. The pilot including more than 200 children found that half had gene mutations that are targetable by adult cancer drugs that are either available as standard treatment or via clinical trials....

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