Hope With Answers: Targeted Therapies

Targeted therapies are a form of personalized medicine that is bringing great hope to lung cancer patients. Targeted therapies have been found to have great benefit and fewer side effects while giving lung cancer patients more options for treatment.

Hope With Answers Video Series: Targeted Therapies

In this series, watch Dr. Natasha Leighl, of Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada discusses the questions most important to lung cancer patients with patient and advocate, Jill Feldman. Then Dr. Christine Lovly of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center digs a little deeper into how targeted therapy works in lung cancer with patient and advocate Lisa Goldman. Lastly, Dr. Christine Lovly from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center dives deeper into targeted therapies for lung cancer with patient and activist Janet Freeman Daily.

170 potential drug targets identified

A significant step forward toward personalizing cancer care.

Testing more than 200,000 chemical compounds, researchers identified 170 potential candidates for development into drug therapies for lung cancer.

Living with
lung cancer

Linnea, artist and lifelong nonsmoker

Linnea knew something was wrong. She just couldn’t get anyone to believe her. And then, thanks to new science, she’s proof that lung cancer patients are living longer than ever.

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Learn more about personalized therapies for lung cancer

LCFA’s Personalized Therapies for Lung Cancer brochure is a printable resource for you, your caregivers, and your doctor. And, of course, it’s free.