The number of death due to cancer is increasing constantly in these recent years and hence there is a need to discover new treatment strategies and methods to prevent the occurence of cancer. Personalized medicine is the recent advancement in the field of cancer treatment. As every individual has unique DNA, and all there phenotypes depends on this genotype, designing treatment methods according to this DNA will be a better treatment method for cancer. Personalized medicine is one of the most exciting and developing field in the treatment of diseases. This method of treatment tailors to have special treatment methods that will be designed for single individual. The current methods of chemotherapy and the anticancer drugs is found to have various side effects and the treatment method also fails sometimes. Hence the need for search for new treatment methodologies is continues.
Last date updated on June, 2014