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targeted therapy

What is Targeted Cancer Treatment & How Does it Work?

Targeted cancer treatment is a relatively new cancer treatment that is used to target specific types of cancer cells, compared to general chemotherapy treatments. In this video, Dr. Stephen Lemon explains how targeted therapy works, as well as what types of side effects patients may experience during the treatment. Visit https://www.lightersideofcancer.com/education/ to watch more videos […]

How Targeted Therapy Avastin (Bevacizumab) Treats Metastatic Cancer

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Targeted cancer therapy Avastin (Bevacizumab) is an FDA approved cancer treatment for various types of metastatic cancers, such as colon cancer and lung cancer. In this video, medical oncologist Dr. Stephen Lemon describes how this treatment works, as well as what types of side effects it may cause. Visit https://www.lightersideofcancer.com/ to watch more educational videos […]

HER2 Positive Breast and Stomach Cancer Treatment Herceptin (trastuzumab)

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Herceptin (trastuzumab) is an FDA approved targeted therapy to treat certain types of cancer that are are HER2-positive. These are cancers that are positive for the Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 protein. In this video, Dr. Stephen Lemon will discuss how this treatment works, as well as what types of side effects it may […]