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Precision Medicine Success Hinges On Diagnostics' Clinical Utility

(Forbes) July 23, 2018 - The companion diagnostic plays a significant role in precision medicine. As a predictive biomarker assay, often in vitro, it is linked to a drug’s indication, but can also be tied to multiple indications and drugs.

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Tomasz M. Beer, MD, FACP (Posted: July 24, 2018)

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Decoupling treatment from diagnosis is a critical priority in prostate cancer. Low and very low risk patients are appropriate candidates for active surveillance. It is encouraging to see molecular tests emerge that may help identify patients who are at low risk from their disease.

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