Cancer 2015: a longitudinal whole-of-system study of genomic cancer medicine.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
Genomic cancer medicine promises revolutionary change in oncology. The impacts of 'personalized medicine', based upon a molecular classification of cancer and linked to targeted therapies, will extend from individual patient outcomes to the health economy at large. To address the 'whole-of-system' impact of genomic cancer medicine, we have established a prospective cohort of patients with newly diagnosed cancer in the state of Victoria, Australia, about whom we have collected a broad range of clinical, demographic, molecular, and patient-reported data, as well as data on health resource utilization. Our goal is to create a model for investigating public investment in genomic medicine that maximizes the cost:benefit ratio for the Australian community at large.
- Thomas, DM; Fox, S; Lorgelly, PK; Ashley, D; Richardson, G; Lipton, L; Parisot, JP; Lucas, M; McNeil, J; Wright, M; Cancer 2015 Investigators,
- December 2015
Volume / Issue
- 20 / 12
Start / End Page
- 1429 - 1432
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