Modern Milestones in Cancer Research
Infographic Jun 14, 2019 | by Laura Elizabeth Lansdowne, Science Writer, Technology Networks
Tremendous progress has been made in the cancer research field over the past 20 years. This infographic highlights 10 major milestones since the year 2000.
The aim of personalized medicine is to a move away from the traditional “one size fits all” approach to the treatment of diseases – such as cancer. For patients where standard clinical options have been exhausted, novel personalized therapeutics may be required. Patient-derived cancer models, such as “organoids”, can help predict an individual’s response to a drug – both efficacy and toxicity – prior to administration.READ MORE