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Predictive medicine

Predictive medicine

The goal of predictive medicine is to identify biological markers in order to enrole individuals at high risk for developing a disease in special early detection trials. Different approaches exist to develop predictive medicine, such as genomics, proteomics, and cytomics.

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References

  • Cheraskin E, Ringsdorf WM Jr, Setyaadmadja AT, Barrett RA., Biochemical profile in predictive medicine, Biomed Sci Instrum. 1967;3:3-15.
  • Weber TB., Instrumentation and prospects for predictive medicine, Biomed Sci Instrum. 1967;3:55-61.
  • Valet GK, Tarnok A., Cytomics in predictive medicine, Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2003 May;53(1):1-3.

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