The Era of Individualized Cancer Treatment Has Arrived

Dov Michaeli

Posted 12/2/11 on The Doctor Weighs In

As any oncologist would tell you –carpet bombing cancer cells with chemotherapeutics is less than satisfactory. To borrow an example from warfare, it would be like indiscriminately bombing the whole country of Afghanistan with “dumb” bombs, killing thousands of civilians in the hope of getting a few terrorists. A much more effective solution would be to send a few drones, armed with “smart” bombs with an accuracy of 1 meter, constantly patrolling the skies, and ready to strike at the first sign of danger.

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