An introduction to precision medicine: Dr. Marshall

Precision medicine is at once a very simple idea, and a new, fast-changing, and complex set of tools.

Precision medicine allows us to understand the individual characteristics of a tumor, which in turn can inform treatment decisions, and even point the way towards new treatment options.

Let’s start with a quick introduction to precision medicine from Dr. John Marshall at Georgetown University.

Be sure to watch the next two videos in this section for a more in-depth look at how this is changing treatment for CRC. We’ve talked to a stage iv CRC patient who has experience with many of the tools available now, and a leading CRC precision medicine researcher.