Articles in Press

November 2017

Volume 1 Issue 1

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Research Article

The Personalization of Cancer Cure: Reality or Illusion?

Giusy Messina*, Paolo Lissoni, Franco Rovelli, Fernando Brivio, Luca Fumagalli

It is known that the prognosis of the neoplastic diseases does not depend only on tumor characteristics, including lesion extension, histology and genetic profile, but also on the biological response of patients, which depends on both immune and endocrine variables, since the immune system is physiologicaliy under a psychoneuroendocrine regulation. Therefore, a synthetic clinical evaluation of the endocrine and immune functions either prior to the various anticancer therapies or under treatment is essential for realizing an adequate investigation of the mechanisms involved in the clinical course of the neoplastic disease.

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