22.10 - 23.10.2020  STATUS
Virtual - on line

The Virtual Congress in Hematology: Age before beauty – an age adjusted approach towards hematological disorders- will take place 22-23 October 2020.

While the tailoring of treatment to patients dates back to the time of Hippocrates, the term personalized / precision medicine has risen in usage in recent years —with medical decisions, practices and interventions being tailored to the individual patient, based on molecular diagnostics and informatics.

Yet, in its broader sense, personalized medicine stratifies patients into different groups, based on their predicted response or risk of disease.

The abundance of treatments and protocols and the addition or replacement of chemotherapy with novel agents, opened new horizons for elderly cancer patients, enabling for the tailoring of treatments based on chronological as well as biological age. Thus, an age adjusted approach can be considered as one of the clinical perspectives of personalized medicine.

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