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Genomic and Precision Medicine - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780128006849

Genomic and Precision Medicine

3rd Edition


Editors: Geoffrey Ginsburg Huntington Willard John Strickler Matthew Stuart McKinney
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128006849
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 2022
Page Count: 384
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Genomic and Precision Medicine: Oncology, Third Edition focuses on the applications of genome discovery as research points to personalized cancer therapies. Each chapter is organized to cover the application of genomics and personalized medicine tools and technologies to a) Risk Assessment and Susceptibility, b) Diagnosis and Prognosis, c) Pharmacogenomics and Precision Therapeutics, and d) Emerging and Future Opportunities in the field.

Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive volume written and edited by oncology genomic specialists for oncology health providers
  • Includes succinct commentary and key learning points that will assist providers with their local needs for implementation of genomic and personalized medicine into practice
  • Presents an up-to-date overview on major opportunities for genomic and personalized medicine in practice
  • Covers case studies that highlight the practical use of genomics in the management of patients


Medical students, life sciences and engineering graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, and residents and fellows working with any aspect of genomic research in the life sciences and/or medicine; educators, and translational scientists

Table of Contents

  1. Overview: The Cancer Genome Landscape
    2. Application of Human Genome Information to Clinical Practice
    3. Translating genome information into clinical practice and human health
    4. Big Data and Translational Bioinformatics Genomic and Personalized Medicine
    5. Health Risk Assessment and Family History
    6. Clinical Decision Support
    7. Overview of Policy, Ethical and Social Considerations
    8. Lymphomas
    9. Leukemias
    10. Genomics of Lung Cancer
    11. Breast Cancer
    12. Ovarian Cancer
    13. Colorectal Cancer
    14. Prostate Cancer
    15. Head and Neck Cancer
    16. Brain Tumors and Gliomas
    17. Melanoma
    18. Metastatic Cancer
    19. Bioinformatics and Personalized Cancer Care
    20. Diagnostic-Therapeutic Combinations
    21. Treatment Decisions and Cancer Mutations
    22. Case Studies


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About the Editors

Geoffrey Ginsburg

Dr. Ginsburg is the founding Director of the Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine in the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy. He is also Professor of Medicine and of Pathology at Duke University Medical Center, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke Pratt School of Engineering, and Co-Director of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute.

Affiliations and Expertise

Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA

Huntington Willard

Huntington Willard is on the faculty of the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. Prior to this appointment, Willard was the President and Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory and Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. He was previously on the faculty at Duke University, where he was founding director of the university-wide Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy from 2003 to 2014, the Nanaline H. Duke Professor of Genome Sciences, and the Arts & Sciences Professor of Biology & Genome Sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director and Principal, Geisinger National Precision Health, North Bethesda, Maryland, USA

John Strickler

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Matthew Stuart McKinney

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine, Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

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