Expert Video - What is targeted therapy for lung cancer?
Cancer expert Dr. Robert Winn explains that targeted therapy for lung cancer is based on identifying specificmutations in non-small-cell lung cancer that indicate what drug the patient will best respond to. Biomarker testing provides the targets for specific, precision medicine therapies that are more likely than older, non-precision treatments to help patients survive and thrive.
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