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What Are Targeted Therapies for Cancer Treatment?

What Are Targeted Therapies for Cancer Treatment?

[music] Targeted therapy is a cancer treatment that uses drugs to target a cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and proteins are found in cancer cells or in cells related to cancer growth, like blood vessel cells. Researchers are learning that specific changes take […]

How Does Chemotherapy Treat Breast Cancer?

How Does Chemotherapy Treat Breast Cancer?

It’s October, aka breast cancer awareness month. There’s so much pink stuff everywhere that no doubt by now you are aware: breast cancer exists. But that doesn’t tell us about what to actually expect when someone we love receives what can be a very frightening diagnosis. Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer […]

How targeted therapies work – Macmillan Cancer Support

If you have cancer, your doctor may talk to you about a treatment called targeted therapy, which affects how cancer cells grow and divide. Cancer starts in our cells; cells are tiny building blocks that make up the organs and tissues of our body. Each cell has a control centre called a nucleus. The nucleus […]