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Targeted Therapy Finder for Melanoma

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    Just ran across this and thought it may be of interest.

    http://therapy.collabrx.com/

     

    From the Cancer.net website:

    Targeted Therapies

    This section is the result of a collaboration between ASCO and Cancer Commons – Melanoma and is updated dynamically.

    Just ran across this and thought it may be of interest.

    http://therapy.collabrx.com/

     

    From the Cancer.net website:

    Targeted Therapies

    This section is the result of a collaboration between ASCO and Cancer Commons – Melanoma and is updated dynamically.

    As mentioned in the Treatment section, a patient’s treatment plan can be tailored or personalized based upon known subtypes of melanoma. This approach, known as targeted therapy, is designed to target or inhibit specific genes or pathways that contribute to melanoma cell growth. This is a major focus of research for melanoma.

    Patients can learn more about these genes and pathways by using the Targeted Therapy Finder, a search tool that provides information on possible therapies and diagnostic tests based upon a patient’s melanoma diagnosis. Patients are encouraged to use this tool and share the results with their doctor when making treatment decisions.

    The information provided through this resource is maintained by the Cancer Commons – Melanoma editorial board.

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