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Lung cancer treatments: Targeted therapy offers new hope

Not every lung cancer is the same. That’s why researchers and health care providers are working around the clock to come up with new strategies in identifying cancer-specific targets and biomarkers for precision-based cancer care.

Chemotherapy only does so much, and is accompanied by harsh side effects that affect the entire body. Targeted therapy offers better treatment response and survival with fewer side effects compared to chemotherapy. This revolutionary work is helping lung cancer patients live longer and with a better quality of life.

Dr. Santosh Gowda, oncologist at Marshfield Clinic Health System, explains in this video.

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