Does it make sense to do molecular testing on early stage lung cancer patients? Dr. Taofeek Owonikoko of Emory University School of Medicine and the Winship Cancer Institute thinks it does in some settings. February 2014
The Northwest Medical Development Therapeutics Institute is breaking new ground by conducting clinical trials that will test treatments based on tumor mutations, rather than where the tumor began. Dr. Melissa Johnson describes the work of the center.
How much detail is needed when determining how to treat lung cancer? Should patients be tested for all the mutations that may exist within their tumors? Dr. Jonathan Riess discusses this issue and how he makes decisions regarding his own patients.