Explore the critical role of biomarker testing in lung cancer treatment with Dr. Salman Punekar, Medical Oncologist at NYU Langone Health. Specializing in early-phase clinical development, Dr. Punekar explains the function of the biomarker STK11, a newer discovery shaping approaches to non-small cell lung cancer therapies.
Side effects of chemotherapy are well known anecdotally. We all know someone who has experienced them.
In this episode of Hope with Answers, we hear from Dr. Vincent Lam from Johns Hopkins Medical Center about the side effects of chemotherapy that people may experience. We learn more about the chemotherapy’s impact on fast-growing cells such as the bone marrow, the hair cells and cells in the gut; as well as low red blood cell and white blood cell counts that can lead to anemia and fatigue.
April lost her father to lung cancer when she was a senior in high school. Determined to ensure that she did something to raise lung cancer awareness, she completed a senior project to begin to advocate for people like Bill.