Welcome to the third and most comprehensive video in our series on biomarker testing for lung cancer! In this episode, we dive deep into the world of biomarkers, exploring their significance in lung cancer diagnosis and treatment.
In this biomarker testing video you will learn the answers to these questions:
- Do I have a biomarker?
- If my first biomarker test didn’t show up with a biomarker, could my doctor do a different test?
In this video series, we have discussed basic concepts like what a biomarker is and what are the different types of tests. And the most important takeaway on this topic: Not all tests are created equal.
Make sure to ask your doctor about what’s included in their biomarker testing panel to make sure you’re getting an exhaustive search for the changes that might be driving your cancer.
Biomarker Testing Insights
Hear from Dr. Camidge, a renowned oncologist and lung cancer specialist, share his expert insights on this vital topic. Lung cancer patient and activist Janet Freeman-Daily asks Dr. Camidge the in-depth questions lung cancer patients need to know about biomarker testing.
Dr. Camidge has extensive experience in providing second opinions to patients. In this video, he addresses common misconceptions about biomarker testing. If you’ve ever been told that you don’t have any biomarkers, this video is a must-watch as Dr. Camidge sheds light on the importance of thorough and accurate biomarker testing.
What is the Role of Biomarkers in Treating Lung Cancer?
Throughout the video, Dr. Camidge highlights the different types of biomarkers and their role in guiding personalized treatment plans for lung cancer patients. He also discusses the advancements in diagnostic technologies and how they have revolutionized the way lung cancer is treated today.
This video is designed to empower lung cancer patients and their loved ones with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their treatment options. By understanding the significance of biomarker testing, patients can advocate for themselves and ensure they receive the most effective and personalized care possible.