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February 29, 2012

Trialling therapy to beat cancer

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/knowledge/health/cancertherapy

pink ribbonA cancer diagnosis is a life-changing experience for the patient. In the past one-size-fits-all treatments have been given to patients based on whether their cancer is low, moderate or high risk. Now research at Warwick Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is investigating personalised treatment for a specific group of women with breast cancer. In a recent lecture, Prof Janet Dunn explained the work of the Unit and the new type of clinical trials that they’re running.

Whilst we are not yet in the era of fully personalised medicine, cancer treatment is changing.

Read article in full on the Knowledge Centre

Prof Janet Dunn is Module Leader for MD913: Design, Analysis & Interpretation of Epidemiological Research


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