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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Using fragment drug conjugates to develop a more tailored therapy for solid tumours.
This platform will enable delivery of patient-individual tailored therapy, increasing cure rate while significantly reducing or even avoiding side effects.
Cardiff's Capitol Shopping Centre, on Queen Street, has partnered up with Bobath, which provides tailored therapy for children who have cerebral palsy and other neurological conditions.
According to research published in JAMA, "screening at-risk patients based on B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) status and implementing a tailored therapy strategy may help prevent heart failure.
Tailored therapy and close supervision may help 1 keep competitive athletes with long QT syndrome in the game, a study has shown.
5) For those persons with advanced HF or ADHF, tailored therapy often includes the addition of positive inotropic agents such as dobutamine.
Even ultrasound, that most anatomical of techniques, is now utilising molecularly targeted micro-bubbles to take diagnosis to the cellular level, and similar bubbles can be used to deliver tailored therapy agents to tumour tissue by using the ultrasound beam to disrupt them in situ.
MSCC is one of the few global leaders in Cancer Care capable of providing individualized characterization and tailored therapy options.
By working closely with physiotherapists and other health professionals, the Unicorn Centre offers its riders tailored therapy and tuition based on their capabilities and ambitions.
Evidence suggests that we will see a shift from the traditional paradigm of chronic disease diagnosis and management to one of disease prevention, early treatment, tailored therapy, and genome/proteome/cellulome-guided disease management.
The encouraging results with tailored therapy in this study are particularly welcome because of the dearth of effective treatment options for fibromyalgia, Ms.