How Precision Medicine and Genetic Profiling Will Impact Your Health

This emerging field is changing the current models of diagnosis and treatment for many diseases.

The term “personalized medicine”—the use of genetic profiles to help make medical decisions—has evolved into “precision medicine,” and the implications will change the way conditions and diseases are diagnosed, treated, and perhaps prevented. Ronald Crystal, MD, Chairman of the Department of Genetic Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, explains, “Precision medicine is an approach to […]

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