Expert Video - What happens if my tumor tests positive for a biomarker? What happens if it doesn’t test positive?
Dr. Robert Winn, cancer expert from the Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University, discusses the benefits of knowing which biomarkers are present in non-small-cell lung cancer in order to choose a specific treatment. He also explains the promising options available to people whose tumors do not test positive for biomarkers, including immunotherapy and new chemotherapy drugs.
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