Very Own Mouse

Mouse avatars offer a way to determine treatment course for cancer patients, if the results come quickly enough.

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with a life span in mice

with a life span in mice varying from a few months to maximum 3-4 years how young the mice have to be to be used as avatars. Also what is the life span of a mouse with human tumor introduced into it. I am not sure how treatment effects could be translated from mouse avatars to human patients.

Personalised Medicine is a

Personalised Medicine is a great concept. Perhaps the reality is that PDX models will be of most use to future patients by improving the success of translating novel drug and therapies into the clinic rather than as a personalised diagnostic tool.