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How to Bring Precision Medicine into Routine Clinical Care

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Precision medicine has taken the healthcare industry by storm in recent years, offering the promise of more individualized treatments, improved patient outcomes, and a deeper understanding of genetic conditions and rare...

VA, IBM Watson Extend AI, Genomics Partnership for Cancer Care

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The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and IBM Watson Health have announced an extension of their partnership to bring artificial intelligence and genomic analytics to cancer care. The VA’s precision oncology program primarily...

UPMC, UPitt Launch Genome Sequencing Center for Medical Research

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The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and the University of Pittsburgh have announced the creation of the UPMC Genome Center, an advanced genome sequencing facility that will enhance clinical diagnostics and support precision...

NCI Studies Link Dozens of Genetic Variants to Cancer

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The discovery of genetic variants that are associated with cancer development could assist providers with identifying high-risk patients and crafting precision medicine therapies for oncology, according to new research funded by the...

Clinical Decision Support from Dana-Farber Powers Cancer Care

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Experts at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are partnering with Royal Philips to provide improved clinical decision support for cancer care. The incredibly complex nature of cancer, coupled with its many available treatment options, has long...

FDA: Drug Development Transparency Key for Precision Medicine

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New guidance from the FDA urges drug development stakeholders to be transparent with their data as a way to maintain high quality and foster patient-centered precision medicine.   Innovative, personalized treatments are being...

WVU Genetic Test to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment

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Researchers at the West Virginia University (WVU) Cancer Institute are developing a genetic test that will improve treatment for patients with lung cancer and help physicians determine which patients will benefit from chemotherapy and...

NIH Precision Medicine Clinical Trial Releases New Findings

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The National Cancer Institute’s Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH) trial, the largest precision medicine trial of its kind, has released results from several sub-studies that could bring targeted treatments to patients...

Broader Availability of Genetic Testing a Boon for Precision Care

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Precision medicine is quickly moving out of the realm of science fiction and into the everyday routines of oncologists, neurologists, and other providers treating patients who may have had little hope just a few short years ago. While the...

NIH Recommends Precision Medicine Approach to Treat Alzheimer’s

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Precision medicine, big data analytics, and stakeholder collaboration could improve treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, according to recommendations from the National Institutes of Health...

Cleveland Clinic Sets Up New Biobank for Clinical, Genomic Research

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Cleveland Clinic and Brooks Automation have announced a new biobank facility to enhance research on human tissue samples and improve clinical care for several conditions, including cancer, heart disease, and epilepsy. "This new...

Harvard, Cancer Orgs Unite to Accelerate Precision Medicine Research

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The Harvard Business School Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator has announced that five leading cancer organizations will come together to share best practices, engage patients, and create synergies to advance precision medicine across...

Geisinger Adds Genomic Sequencing to Routine Clinical Care

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Geisinger Health System has announced that it will soon include genomic sequencing in routine clinical care in an effort to advance precision medicine and improve patient outcomes. “Understanding the genome warning signals of every...

NIH Opens Up “All of Us” to Research Participants Nationwide

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The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us precision medicine research program is now open to all individuals 18 and older nationwide, allowing participants across the country to contribute their data to a research resource...

LG Health, Aspire Launch $300M AI, IoT, Precision Medicine Fund

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Aspire Universal has partnered with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health (LG Health) to introduce the Aspire Ventures Precision Medicine Fund (AVP), a $300 million initiative that will accelerate personalized device and medical practice...

Intermountain Launches Prospective Precision Medicine Study

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Intermountain Healthcare is launching a new precision medicine project that will allow researchers to take a prospective view on the potential of genomic data. The PRECISE study allows for the collection of fresh-frozen tissue and blood...

NIH Concludes In-Depth Genomic Data Analysis of 33 Cancer Types

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has completed detailed genomic data analysis of the PanCancer Atlas, a data set of molecular and clinical information from over 10,000 tumors that represent 33 types of cancer. “This project...

Henry Ford to Apply Data Analytics to Pancreatic Cancer with $20M Gift

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An anonymous $20 million donation to Henry Ford Health System will help the health system leverage big data analytics for the early detection and better treatment of pancreatic cancer. The Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center will focus on...

AHA Precision Medicine Platform Offers Up Data for Machine Learning

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Precision medicine driven by machine learning offers the promise of tailored, individualized treatment, improved patient outcomes, and better overall population health. However, the promise of precision medicine is often overshadowed by...

Precision Medicine Rises, Data Management Still a Barrier

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Precision medicine adoption is on the rise in healthcare organizations, with leaders interested in applying these initiatives to new disease areas with the help of additional data sources. Even so, many entities still lack the data...

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