Personalized medicine: Challenge and promise

Judith Salmon Kaur, Daniel G. Petereit

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The new health care buzz words include "personalized or individualized medicine." Populations such asAmerican Indians and Alaska Natives potentially have much to gain from this new science to overcome the known health disparities in these populations. This will require participation and acceptance of diverse populations. This article reviews the promise and challenges of individualizing cancer care using principles of community-based participatory research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S12-S17
JournalJournal of Cancer Education
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Apr 2012


  • American indian
  • CBPR
  • Cancer health disparities
  • Genotype

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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