When you are diagnosed with cancer, your life changes in many ways. One of these changes may be hearing new, unfamiliar terms from your doctor concerning your diagnosis and your treatment choices.
One of the new terms you may begin to hear is “personalized medicine.“ What does this really mean, and what are its possible implications for your cancer treatment? In this section of our website, we will help you understand this increasingly used term and the many important considerations it may raise for you and your healthcare team.
We will break this discussion into the following sections: