Genetic and molecular alterations in pancreatic cancer: Implications for personalized medicine

@inproceedings{Fang2013GeneticAM,
  title={Genetic and molecular alterations in pancreatic cancer: Implications for personalized medicine},
  author={Yantian Fang and Qizhi Cathy Yao and Zongyou Chen and Jianbin Xiang and Fisher E. William and Richard A. Gibbs and Changyi Johnny Chen},
  booktitle={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2013}
}
Recent advances in human genomics and biotechnologies have profound impacts on medical research and clinical practice. Individual genomic information, including DNA sequences and gene expression profiles, can be used for prediction, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for many complex diseases. Personalized medicine attempts to tailor medical care to individual patients by incorporating their genomic information. In a case of pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the… CONTINUE READING