Time to Ride the Wave of Precision Medicine


Almost a decade has passed since we first heard about Precision Medicine  from the National Research Council, USA. With more technology, expertise and understanding, the time has come for the Philippines to stop watching and instead, ride this tide of change, with the patient at the center.

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