Letter to Our Readers

The Ultimate Target of Personalized Oncology Treatment: Improving the Lives of Our Patients

Dear Colleague, The landscape of cancer care has evolved tremendously over the past decade in every aspect: research targets, available treatments, management strategies, even the makeup of the oncology multidisciplinary team. The publishers of Personalized Medicine in Oncology (PMO) recognize the importance of providing information for the entire oncology team [ Read More ]

The Reach of Immunotherapy: Focus on Glioblastoma

Dear Colleague, In the new era of personalized treatment for patients battling cancer, the topic of immunotherapy is front and center in our discussions. The possibility of harnessing the power of our own immune system to combat cancer has captivated the imagination of researchers, clinicians, and the public alike. The [ Read More ]

Enthusiasm Mounts in the Personalized Medicine Movement

Dear Colleague, It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2015 volume of Personalized Medicine in Oncology (PMO). We are extremely enthusiastic about the forthcoming, much anticipated advances in the personalized medicine movement this year. And we’re not the only ones. Of course, those of us in the oncology [ Read More ]

The Evolving Role of Immunotherapeutic Applications in Oncology

Dear Colleague, Welcome to the 2015 series of Immunotherapy in Oncology (ITO)! In recognition of the enormous advances being made in immuno-oncology and the overwhelming reception by our readership to this journal, the publishers of ITO and I are delighted to announce an increased issuance of this timely and essential [ Read More ]

Reflections on 2014 – Enthusiasm for 2015

Dear Colleague, What an incredible year for the oncology community. We have witnessed great strides in our ability to fight cancer, most notably with immunotherapeutics. As a result, we have glimpsed a possible future of cancer care that will cater to the individual patient, making personalized medicine a reality, and [ Read More ]

Immunotherapy: Early Success in Melanoma Provides Hope for Success in Other Cancers

Dear Colleague, Immunotherapy is a term we have heard for years, if not decades, but the fruits of researchers’ labor have just recently begun to be realized, most notably in the field of melanoma. As a result, so many of us associate immunotherapy with melanoma. True, we have seen great [ Read More ]

Personalized Medicine in Oncology Proudly Presents the Third Annual World Cutaneous Malignancies Congress and PMO Live: A Global Biomarkers Consortium Initiative

Dear Colleague, Personalized Medicine in Oncology (PMO) is pleased to present the third annual meetings of both the World Cutaneous Malignancies Congress (WCMC) and PMO Live: A Global Biomarkers Consortium Initiative. These will take place consecutively in San Francisco, California, October 29 – November 1, 2014. As Coeditor in Chief [ Read More ]

PMO: Recognizing the Many Principles Governing the Personalized Medicine Movement

Dear Colleague, On behalf of our Editorial Board and staff, I’d like to thank you for your readership of Personalized Medicine in Oncology (PMO). We hope that you have become familiar with our mission and the content of PMO. When you flip through our pages and browse our website, you [ Read More ]

PMO: Advancing the Practitioner’s Ability to Provide Customized Care to Patients

Dear Colleague, Until recently, cancer treatment relied solely on histological diagnosis for determining systemic therapy. Aside from considerations related to a patient’s underlying comorbidities and performance status, there was minimal deviation from an organ-of-origin–based treatment strategy. This relatively primitive understanding of malignancy failed to exploit biological and molecular differences within [ Read More ]

The Evolution of Personalized Medicine in Oncology

To Our Reading Community, It gives me great pleasure to present this issue of Personalized Medicine in Oncology (PMO). We constantly and thoroughly examine every aspect of our journal – appearance, readability, and, most importantly, editorial content. With input from our expert editorial board and our readership, we are always [ Read More ]

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