Expert Video - What is 'comprehensive biomarker testing' and why is it important in lung cancer?
Robert Winn, MD, of the Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, explains what biomarkers are, how they were first discovered, and how they can predict cancer risk and help determine treatment. He describes the history of lung cancer treatment and how understanding biomarkers can help doctors prescribe the most effective lung cancer treatment.
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