Overview of Personalized Medicine in GI Cancers

  title={Overview of Personalized Medicine in GI Cancers},
  author={Celia Chao},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
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.