Customized Cancer Vaccines Based on Individual Patients ’ DNA Could Soon Be a Reality, Might Require Diagnostic Support from Anatomic Pathology Labs

Pharmaceutical developers are combining genetic sequencing and precision medicine to create new drug therapies and cancer treatments designed for specific patients Most anatomic pathologists are aware of the rapid advances in the field of cancer immunotherapy—sometimes also called immune-oncology. This is an area of healthcare where precision medicine and personal genetics become crucial elements in […]
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