Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Improving the Use of Tumor Genetic Testing with Decision Science|
Daniel J Becker
||New York, NY
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||Health Services R&D
|| March 2020 -
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Background: Recent advances in cancer care have come from identifying the genetic mutations in an individual’s cancer, and focusing on those abnormalities with “targeted therapy,” i.e. precision medicine. Available genetic information is expanding rapidly and initial research suggests that oncologists struggle to order the correct tests at the correct times and use the results effectively to choose medication. We sought to study the scope of variation in the use of molecular testing and targeted...
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