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Stratified, precision or personalised medicine? Cancer services in the ‘real world’ of a London hospital

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We conducted ethnographic research in collaboration with a large, research‐intensive London breast cancer service in 2013–2014 so as to understand the practices and potential effects of stratified medicine. Stratified medicine is often seen as a synonym for both personalised and precision medicine but these three terms, we found, also related to distinct facets of treatment and care. Personalised medicine is the term adopted for the developing 2016 NHS England Strategy, in which breast cancer...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1467-9566.12457

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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0000-0001-8238-5036
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Coombes, R
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
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Sociology of Health and Illness Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
1
Pages:
143-158
Publication date:
2016-07-27
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1467-9566
ISSN:
0141-9889
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825499
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pubs:825499
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uuid:c803cda5-87cf-461e-b218-68ba9de61883
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pubs:825499
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2018-04-26

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