Combining Therapies — What Does It Mean For Lung Cancer Patients?

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/ Published Oct 26, 2022

Combining Therapies — What Does It Mean For Lung Cancer Patients?

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Later Stage Treatment: The Importance of Biomarker Testing

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  • Changes in cancer cells are called biomarkers and can affect treatment.
  • In lung cancer, there are two sets of biomarkers: driver mutations and PDL1.
  • Normal cells become cancer cells because of driver mutations. PDL1 on cancer cells stops your immune system from killing them.

Later Stage Treatment: The Importance of Biomarker Testing

  • Changes in cancer cells are called biomarkers and can affect treatment.
  • In lung cancer, there are two sets of biomarkers: driver mutations and PDL1.
  • Normal cells become cancer cells because of driver mutations. PDL1 on cancer cells stops your immune system from killing them.
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