Oncology Informatics Provides Decision Support Based on Gene Mutations
Below is a video introduction to a publicly available project, MyCancerGenome.org, that integrates physician decision support, treatment information, published evidence, and current clinical trials. This is a great example of the power of oncology informatics.
As we continue to move toward personalized and targeted therapies, tools like this will become the norm. The challenge is, of course, integrating these tools into our standard work flow.
The next problem is interpreting the amount of molecular and genomic data to make those data applicable to patients. These, however, are good problems to have.