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The point of personalized medicine, as the mantra goes, is to bring the right treatment to the right patient at the right time. But getting such tailored therapies approved may mean that how clinical trials assessing their efficacy and safety are conducted needs to be re-thought, writes Susan Young at Technology Review.

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