Personalized radiation therapy

3:24 PM, Oct 12, 2012   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida -- Moffitt researchers have teamed up with cancer research colleagues worldwide to develop a test that will help determine if radiation is right for you.

Radiation is widely prescribed for breast cancer patients, and it can help save a woman's breast during treatment.

You may have more personalized medicine thanks to a genomic analysis that looked at 10 genes to develop an algorithm that will be used to guide clinical decisions, like whether to give radiation or not and how to tweak the therapy to make it more effect for your cancer.

Here's a link to this study recently published in Clinical Cancer Research.

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