Molecular Diagnostics

Molecular Diagnostics

The Key Driver in Personalized Cancer Medicine

by Jan T Jørgensen and Henrik Winther

352 pages, 153.00 x 229.00 mm, 41 Color & 15 B/W

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9789814241441
  • Published: April 2010

  • eBook - PDF
  • ISBN: 9789814241458

  • eBook - Kindle
  • ISBN: 9789814310475

  • eBook - EPUB
  • ISBN: 9789814310468

This unique book provides a thorough overview of developing molecular cancer diagnostic assays, which are the prerequisites for optimal solutions within personalized cancer medicine. The book takes the reader through definitions of the pharmacodiagnostic concept, historical perspectives of the early steps into molecular cancer diagnostics linked to therapy, the basis of different diagnostic molecular techniques, ongoing research, drug-diagnostic co-development, assay validation, clinical trial methodology, regulatory issues around pharmacodiagnostics and future aspects within personalized cancer medicine.

The book is the first of its kind to cover relevant subjects around molecular cancer diagnostics when used as important drivers in personalized cancer medicine. The different chapters are authored by key opinion leaders, each representing their specialized areas, so that the reader can gain expertise in the field.

Molecular Diagnostics: The Key Driver in Personalized Cancer Medicine is an essential book that may be used as a source of reference by oncologists, physicians, pathologists and research scientists within molecular diagnostics. It is also a suitable read for graduate students.