Journal article

Precision oncology in urothelial cancer

Elizabeth Liow, Ben Tran

ESMO OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020

Abstract

Genomics-driven, precision medicine has been adopted in virtually every tumour type and underlies the significant advances in cancer management to date. The paradigm shift from the indiscriminate use of chemotherapeutics, to strategies that harness our mechanistic knowledge of cancer biology has led to profound clinical benefit for patients, and will continue to mould present and future treatment approaches. In the realm of urothelial cancer, the present status of precision medicine includes a rich landscape that encompasses molecularly-matched therapy, predictive biomarkers that could help inform response to chemotherapy and immunotherapy, as well as novel strategies such as antibody drug c..

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