Precision medicine in oncology involves identifying genomic alterations and other biomarkers that may predict response or resistance to therapies. This approach is a departure from the "blanket" approach to cancer treatment via the traditional methods of radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery. Targeted treatments for patients with specific genetic mutations, and advances in immunotherapy, represent some of the most significant developments in cancer research.
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