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Personalized Medicine - I am the Patient

Topic of the Month July 2012


Personalized Medicine – I am the Patient

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For many patients, being sick means being at war with their own bodies, which they try to win with the help of modern therapies. However, when these therapies fail even though they have helped hundreds of others, you often get the feeling that once again, your body is not working right and is unpredictable. That is why for many patients one ray of hope appears to be personalized medicine. Aligned to your own genetics, decisions regarding chemotherapy for breast cancer for instance can be made. Yet does personalized medicine live up to its promise?

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