Study suggests effective brain cancer therapies should focus on early similarities between tumors rather than differences
Aug. 11, 2014
| By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
New brain cancer findings by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center fly in the face of personalized medicine, which tailors treatment to a tumor’s unique genetic or molecular profile. Instead, the study suggests that effective brain cancer therapies should target the similarities between tumors rather than their differences.
Promise of personalized medicine garners $750,000, three-year grant
Dec. 14, 2009
Dr. Muneesh Tewari, a scientist in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Human Biology and Clinical Research divisions, will receive $750,000 over three years for his personalized medicine research from Stand Up To Cancer, a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, whose scientific partner is the American Association for Cancer Research.