This story in MIT's Technology Review profiles work underway at the University of Virginia to build a computer model that can accurately predict, based on gene expression analysis, which cancer drugs will be most effective for a particular patient. "The researchers are integrating the model into clinical trials to test whether it can be used to select the patients most likely to respond to a particular drug. They hope it will eventually be used routinely to help doctors quickly find the best treatment for cancer patients," according to the article.
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