Brown ZJ, Martin SP, Carman R. Integrating Osteopathic Philosophy in Cancer Care. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2019;119(6):391–394. doi: https://doi.org/10.7556/jaoa.2019.068.
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Recent breakthroughs in the fields of genomics and biology have resulted in a better understanding of diseases and their underlying biology. New targeted and immune-based therapies take advantage of these new discoveries to treat the patient individually. This scientific revolution toward personalized medicine reflects osteopathic medicine's emphasis on patient-centered care and its tenets, which go against the “one-size-fits-all” approach. The authors discuss the importance of applying osteopathic philosophy to the delivery of patient-directed cancer care revolutionized by scientific advances.
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