Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact: 2016's Biggest Achievements in Medicine

The continued advances in medicine around the world are making waves in the health care of individual patients and patient populations. U.S. News & World Report Contributor, Dr. Kevin Campbell, outlines his brief summary of 2016's greatest steps in his original article below. 3rd on the list is personalized medicine in conjunction with precision-guided cancer treatment.

Highlighted in our earlier news from this week, precision medicine has long being scientific fact, and the idea of utilizing one's genetic information to guide treatment is no longer that of stories, but of clinical utility. Read more below on the impact of personalized medicine, as well as other impressive advancements.