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.2018.0271

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Developing personalized novel therapies for pancreatic cancer.

Anastasios Machairas, MD, PhD.

Affiliation: Anastasios Machairas, (AM), 3rd Department of Surgery, Attikon University Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece.


Despite standardization of surgery in resectable pancreatic cancer and adjuvant chemotherapy, recurrence and death rates remain high. The recent evidence of extensive genetic heterogeneity makes essential the development of targeted drugs and their individualized response to achieve effective personalized treatment.
This article summarizes recent advances in the discovery of novel therapeutic targets and robust predictive biomarkers applying NGS technologies in patient-derived samples.

(Citation: Gastric & Breast Cancer 2018; 13(1): 15-20)



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