The value of personalizing medicine: medical oncologists' views on gene expression profiling in breast cancer treatment.


OBJECTIVES Guidelines recommend gene-expression profiling (GEP) tests to identify early-stage breast cancer patients who may benefit from chemotherapy. However, variation exists in oncologists' use of GEP. We explored medical oncologists' views of GEP tests and factors impacting its use in clinical practice. METHODS We used a qualitative design… (More)
DOI: 10.1634/theoncologist.2014-0268