Personalized medicine does not want to measure all patients with the same yardstick anymore. Instead, it aims to precisely fit the therapy to the cause of their disease. This often means a more successful treatment with less side effects for patients. And for physicians, interdisciplinary cooperation and decision making come to the fore. You can read more about this approach that originates in oncology, but is increasingly used to also treat other diseases, in our Topic of the Month.
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