Computational approaches to predict drug response to cytotoxic chemotherapy
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Statistically, within a lifetime there is slightly above a one-third chance of developing some form of cancer and a one in five chance of dying from the disease. Thus, it is no hyperbole that the understanding and treatment of cancer is one of the most pressing issues in medical research of the current era. Cytotoxic chemotherapies are a class of anti-cancer drugs that are widely used to treat a number of cancers. While cytotoxic chemotherapies are extremely effective in treating a subset of individuals for some cancers, drug ...
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