Personalized medicine is goal of Big Data scientist – The Boston Globe


See on Scoop.itData Nerd’s Corner

Colin Hill hopes that a company he founded 13 years ago, GNS Healthcare, will eventually help develop

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

A genetic analysis of the tumor in his 69-year-old father, Foster Hill, found he had a genetic variant of the cancer that does not usually respond well to the hormone therapy Lupron, the current standard of care. But not knowing what else would work, doctors gave Foster Hill Lupron anyway. Luckily, the treatment seems to be helping, and his father’s outlook is much improved.

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