Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Precision Medicine vs Preventive Medicine—Reply

In Reply Dr Khoury may have misread or misunderstood our Viewpoint. We described 2 general models that are frequently used for treatment decisions, that represent 2 poles along a continuum, and that approximate the underlying biology. At no point did we describe them as “competitive.� Indeed, we used basket studies of cancer therapy to illustrate their interchangeability. We concluded, “These 2 medical-treatment models, which may both apply to the same disease across time, reflect in part differences in the underlying biology and in part differences in the state of scientific and clinical knowledge.�