Current best practices and rationalistic perspectives in causation-based prevention, early detection and multidisciplinary treatment of breast and gastric cancer

Gastric & Breast Cancer e-journal

DOI: 10.2122/gbc.2008.0088


Personal genomics and practical personalized medicine Overcoming challenges?

Dimitrios H. Roukos, MD

Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology Research Unit, Ioannina University, School of Medicine, Ioannina, 451 10 Greece.

Personal genomics represent the most rational scientific way to achieve the goal of the century: Personalized medicine. Three more entirely sequenced genomes are here. The first one was for a cancer patient, the other first one was for an Asian and the last first one was for an African individual. These three whole-genome sequencing together with an accompanied Editorial and several selection opinion articles have been published in the Nov. 6, 2008 issue of Nature [1, 2].

Online ISSN : 1109 - 7647
   Print ISSN : 1109 - 7655

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