Cancer is certainly one of the world’s most serious diseases and there is a need to find ways to combat it. Eric Lefkofsky is putting all of his might behind a potential cure for cancer with his new project Tempus. He believes thee is a real possibility that we find a cure to many cancers, but he wants to use the latest technology to take us there. Tempus is taking the science of Big Data and putting it to use in finding cancer treatments tailor made to specific individuals. He is certainly ambitious but it looks like he has a great plan for making it happen.
The most important thing anybody can take away from his work is that he understands nuance and the need to create a plan for each specific situation. If you happen to be somebody who has a history of lung cancer in your family and certain side effects are often experienced by family members, you will need to adjust the medicine you use to that reality. People can’t expect to use medicine popular with the general public if their genetics do not allow for it. Giving everyone the special treatment they deserve is what separates this company from others in medical technology.
There’s clear and obvious science behind why the work of Eric Lefkofsky is successful. Personalized medicine gives doctors the ability to combat diseases like never before. We all know that everyone responds differently to medication and everyone will experience a different outcome from disease. The only way to treat diseases successfully is take this into account and come up with solutions that take our individual differences into account. That’s exactly what Lefkofsky has done with Tempus and that’s why the company seems to be doing so well. It offers people something they would never find in another place. They are getting the customized care they need and so much more. Over the course of time people will look at Tempus as the model for how this kind of thing needs to be done. We will eventually see more people copy the idea for themselves.
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