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Tumor Testing: Finding the Right Key for Your Lock

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Tumor Testing: Finding the Right Key for Your Lock

In the November issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, there is an article by Katherine Hobson titled “Take That, Lung Cancer!” Hobson discusses the latest breakthroughs in screening and treatment for lung cancer, including targeted therapies that match a drug to a tumor’s cancer-causing mutation “in the same way you find the right key for…

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Precision Medicine Sheds New Light on Lung Cancer Treatment

We once thought lung cancer, like many cancers, was one disease. We now know that if you examine the cells from a given lung tumor, many different mutations may be present. Therefore, the ‘molecular fingerprint’ of tumors differ and require different treatments. Within lung cancer, the two main subtypes include: small cell lung cancer, and…

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