I truly enjoyed this article and the amazing work Bryce Olson is doing to bring awareness and advancements to Precision Medicine.
“Bryce Olson looked up his prognosis on Google. He had, give or take, 21 months to live. A year earlier, in 2014, he was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer at the age of 44. Olson underwent standard therapy: removal of the prostate gland, followed by six rounds of chemotherapy that left him with mouth sores and numbness in his feet. His cancer was briefly in check, before resurfacing in early 2015. “I thought I won’t see my daughter, who’s in elementary school, grow,” he says.
Fast forward to 2018, and Olson is alive. Ignoring his prognosis, he orchestrated his own treatment by assembling a team of scientists, requesting to have his genome sequenced and seeking out targeted therapies….”
Full Article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zinamoukheiber/2018/04/05/bryce-olson-wants-to-raise-awareness-about-precision-medicine-his-rallying-cry-sequence-me/#4b10d6352a27