Precision medicine and novel therapeutic strategies in detection and treatment of cancer: highlights from the 58th IACR Annual Conference

Sean P Kennedy, Oliver Treacy, Emma H Allott, Alex J Eustace, Niamh Lynam-Lennon, Niamh Buckley, Tracy Robson

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Abstract

Innovation in both detection and treatment of cancer is necessary for the constant improvement in therapeutic strategies, especially in patients with novel or resistant variants of cancer. Cancer mortality rates have declined by almost 30% since 1991, however, depending on the cancer type, acquired resistance can occur to varying degrees. To combat this, researchers are looking towards advancing our understanding of cancer biology, in order to inform early detection, and guide novel therapeutic approaches. Through combination of these approaches, it is believed that a more complete and thorough intervention on cancer can be achieved. Here, we will discuss the advances and approaches in both detection and treatment of cancer, presented at the 58th Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR) annual conference.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6213
JournalCancers
Volume14
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Dec 2022

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