Chronicle on personalised cancer medicine in Aftenposten
Norway's largest newspaper Aftenposten recently printed a chronicle on personalized cancer medicine entitled "Should every cancer patient become their own research project"?
The leader of the National Cancer Genomics Consortium, professor Ola Myklebost, and colleagues professors Per Eystein Lønning, Bjørn Tore Gjertsen and Ragnhild A. Lothe point out that in “personalized medicine”, cancer patients remain the largest and increasing group that may benefit most from new treatment strategies.
The authors emphasize the importance of increase in national clinical trials and participation in high quality international studies for the benefit of the Norwegian cancer patient and to strengthen the Norwegian professional development and research.
The chronicle in Aftenposten (in Norwegian), August 12th 2015: Bør hver kreftpasient bli et eget forskningsprosjekt?
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