Precision Medicine

Precision medicine needs financing to fight diseases like cancer - especially in poorer countries

Precision medicine can treat non-infectious conditions like cancer and cardiovascular disease, but there is scarce funding for it globally Image: Pixabay

Hoyt Gong
Vagelos Program in Life Sciences & Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Elissa Prichep
Project Lead Precision Medicine, World Economic Forum
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The share of finance allocated to conditions like cancer and cardiovascular disease has remained at <1-2% of the total since 1990 Image: The Lancet


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