Precision Medicine: What Makes You Different Make an Appointment Make a Donation Contact Us Want to use this on your website? Fill out the content usage request form and then copy this code: Summary: Precision Medicine: What Makes You Difference Highlights from 2015 We use precision medicine to look into each patient’s genes, cells and biomolecules for the most intricate understanding of each person’s disease. This knowledge helps our doctors make the correct diagnoses the first time, more effectively treat and prevent disease and help patients from around the world. 10 - 15% of Lung Cancer Mutations Are Treatable With Targeted Medications We found mutation in a patient, which meant her cancer was treatable with a targeted medication and doubled her life expectancy. 26% American Indian Smoking Rate We tailored a new smoking cessation program to the specific needs of American Indians. 6 - 8 Million American Children Have Asthma Our researchers have linked prenatal exposure to diesel exhaust and predisposition to asthma. 20 Million Americans Are Estimated to Have COPD Our researchers are helping create individualized COPD treatments. 365 Beds at the National Jewish Health | Saint Joseph Hospital We are working with Saint Joseph Hospital to provide the full continuum of patient care, from our clinic to the hospital and back. More Information on National Jewish Health Annual Report About National Jewish Health Ways to Help Make an Appointment Patient Stories Programs & Services Find a Doctor You may use this infographic or our Precision Medicine: What Makes You Different (pdf) with permission by completing our content usage request form. If you like our health information, sign up to receive our monthly e-newsletter, Health-e-News.