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Personalized cancer treatment

This video shows that Israeli doctors are saving lives of cancer patients by testing different treatments on samples of the tumors outside of the patient’s body. They can then determine the best cancer treatments to offer patients based on the … Continue reading

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Personalized cancer treatment

I reported previously (many times) on Israeli companies developing cancer treatments targeting individuals rather than specific areas of the body. Now, Israeli biotech Ayala is partnering with Bristol-Myers Squibb to develop treatments for cancer patients known to have a gene … Continue reading

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Personalized cancer treatment

Israel’s GeneSort detects specific genetic mutations linked to various types of cancer. Oncologists can then adapt treatments to the patient’s specific genetic mutations, dramatically improving outcomes.  GeneSort has just been acquired by Hong Kong investment fund AID Partners for $23 … Continue reading

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Monitoring cancer post-surgery

At its Israeli R&D center, C2i Genomics has developed a personalized, real-time solution for monitoring recurrence and treatment response for various types of solid cancers. It employs a breakthrough tumor DNA pattern recognition approach for liquid biopsy. https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-cancer-recurrence-monitoring-co-c2i-genomics-raises-12m-1001331769 https://c2i-genomics.com/

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Funding for 16 research projects on personalized medicine

The Israel Precision Medicine Partnership (IPMP – reported here previously), has granted another NIS 60 million to 16 projects researching into specific targeted personalized medicine that can treat ailments such as autism, cancers and trauma. https://www.timesofisrael.com/16-israeli-research-projects-on-personalized-medicine-get-millions-in-funding/

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Predicting success of cancer treatments

Israeli scientists are frequently finding new ways of personalizing cancer treatments. Some are based on genetics (see here) or proteins expressed by the body (see here). Now Weizmann Institute researchers are devising a system to predict how patients will respond … Continue reading

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From cancer to shrimps

This article focuses on Dr Avi Schroeder of Israel’s Technion Institute. His company PEEP Therapeutics is developing a cancer treatment based on Elephant protein gene P53 (see here).  He is also working on personalized chemotherapy and a cure for a … Continue reading

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Predicting the response to cancer treatment

Israel’s Oncohost is working with Israel’s Technion to develop cutting-edge technology to characterize, analyze and predict patient response and resistance to cancer therapy. This enables personalized treatment strategies with improved outcomes & reduced side effects. http://oncohost.com/ https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Hillels-Tech-Corner-Cancer-treatment-personalized-610032

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The signature of cancer cells

Researchers at Israel’s Technion Institute have used artificial intelligence and big data to decode the unique signatures of certain cancer cells. The resulting technology – dubbed a “computerized pathologist” –could significantly boost development of personalized cancer treatments. https://www.israel21c.org/deep-learning-tech-reveals-personal-id-of-cancer-cells/

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Software to monitor cancer patients at home

I reported previously (see here) on Israeli startup Telesofia when it developed personalized medical videos. Now Israel’s Sheba Medical Center is to pilot Telesofia’s tele-medicine software for cancer patients at home to communicate with doctors about chemotherapy side effects. https://www.timesofisrael.com/oncologist-startup-develop-software-that-monitors-cancer-patients-at-home/

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