The Personalized Medicine Summit will be held June 7-9th 2015 at the University of British Columbia

Personalized Medicine Summit

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Save the Date! Sunday June 7th-Tuesday June 9th, 2015 The Personalized Medicine Summit will be held at the Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Objectives The intent of this summit, organized by the Personalized Medicine Initiative in partnership with the Life Sciences Institute of the University of British Columbia, Genome British Columbia, the Centre of Excellence for …

The Personalized Medicine Initiative and Contextual Genomics Announce a National Access Project for Cancer Testing

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The Personalized Medicine Initiative (PMI) and Contextual Genomics have partnered to launch a National Access Project for Cancer Testing. The project is designed to change clinical practice by allowing medication selection on the basis of an individual’s genetic tumor profile. The testing is for actionable mutations and designed to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs. The project will be managed …

The National Access Project for Cancer Testing

Alejandro Quinteros Uncategorized

With unprecedented scientific advances over the last decade in genome sequencing, we now have an opportunity to make genomics testing a standard practice in cancer care. The valuable genetic information that genome sequencing can deliver will alter the future of cancer care from the current singular treatment approach toward tailoring treatment to more precisely match a patient’s genomic profile. The ...