Where have all the promising treatments gone? The challenges of clinical trials.

Many of the scientific breakthroughs we read about in the media discuss discoveries in the lab that could be translated to promising therapies, or exciting new drugs that have just entered clinical trials. Months or years pass with no further mention of this amazing treatment. What happened? It’s tempting to hope that a newly discovered, … More Where have all the promising treatments gone? The challenges of clinical trials.

Webcast: Latest Advances in Cancer Research

Watch this great webcast from several RIOT members who outline some of the most exciting advances in cancer research today. Natalia Ruiz will explain what personalized medicine is and how it is growing. Mathew Hall will talk about immunotherapy and its effectiveness against melanoma. Sue Li will finish things up by talking about how old … More Webcast: Latest Advances in Cancer Research

Personalized Medicine: A New Approach to Target the “Silent Killer”

Personalized Medicine, or Precision Medicine, is an emerging strategy to treat all forms of cancer. But what exactly is personalized medicine? It essentially means using the right drug for the right patient. This doesn’t mean that personalized medicine CREATES drugs for patients, rather, it implies tailoring medical treatment to the individual characteristics of each patient’s … More Personalized Medicine: A New Approach to Target the “Silent Killer”