targeted therapy

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targeted therapy

A generic term for therapies that impact on a specific molecular pathway, target or ligand.

Examples
Gefitimib for non-small cell carcinoma of the lungs with mutations in epidermal growth factor receptor, and imatinib for GIST tumours with activating mutations in c-Kit.
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I'll share with you two major innovations that we have introduced and these include basic science innovation based on the fact that the future of health is in personalised or precision medicine, that is the use of customised therapy for sick individuals or for a group of sick people," he said.
By providing intuitive guidance and automatically delivering fast, customised therapy, the Powerheart G5 gives the SCA victim the best chance of a favourable outcome.