Summary Despite success stories and great potential, the actual use of diagnostic tests and increased data about individuals to tailor their cancer treatment is amazingly low (in the low single digits % of the total… Read More »Why Personalization of Cancer Treatment Isn’t Happening – And What You Can Do About It
In July of 2018, Brad was diagnosed with lymphoma and had gone through a course of chemotherapy. Building on that experience and his 35+ years of consulting and research on process innovation and business transformation, he is focusing his professional activities on helping people with a cancer diagnosis navigate to the best options for their treatment.
If you get a cancer diagnosis and can afford it, you should get a review by a specialist in your cancer. If you don’t, you could miss new, less invasive life-saving options, or pursue an… Read More »Where Can You Get Online Advice on Your Best Cancer Treatment Options?
A cancer diagnosis can be shattering to an individual and his or her family and friends. The emotional earthquake can make everyone’s mind turn to mush. What does it mean? What do you do first?… Read More »What to Do When You Get a Cancer Diagnosis
Cancer treatment is not one-size-fits-all. Thanks to medical advancements, people receiving a cancer diagnosis might have many potential treatment options, ranging from established, “tried-and-true” treatments to experimental ones. But in many cases, it’s up to… Read More »How data can empower patients to personalize and improve their cancer treatment
Getting to your best cancer treatment depends on accessing lots of data about you and providing it to experts and expert systems to get their recommendations. Unfortunately, getting access to and managing the large volumes… Read More »Improve Your Cancer Treatment with Personalized Data
Summary: The potential of next-generation sequencing to revolutionize cancer treatment by enabling personalized therapies is still more promise than reality. Despite the best intentions of leaders at academic cancer centers, the translation of sequencing technology’s potential… Read More »Accelerating Personalization in Cancer Treatment: A Patient’s Perspective