TITLE

The ROI of Pharmacogenomics

AUTHOR(S)
BAKHTIARI, ELYAS
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2010, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how hospitals in the U.S. can benefit from pharmacogenomics tests. Although pharmacogenomics tests are expensive, they help in improving patient care as well as in avoiding unnecessary spending on medicine. One cost-effective pharmacogenomics test is the KRAS gene test. The KRAS test will determine if a patient has a specific mutation for the KRAS gene, which plays a role in colorectal cancer.
ACCESSION #
52848275

 

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