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PRECISION ONCOLOGY

Cancer cell lines as patient avatars for drug response prediction

Patient-derived cancer cell lines could address two major challenges in oncology: real-time drug response prediction and the creation of massive knowledge banks. A new study showcases the power of this approach for precision oncology.

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McDermott, U. Cancer cell lines as patient avatars for drug response prediction. Nat Genet 50, 1350–1351 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0245-2

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