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Lung Cancer Genomic Testing (EGFR, KRAS, ALK)
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Lung Cancer Genomic Testing (EGFR, KRAS, ALK)

Medical oncologist Marc Kris has been a key player in helping bring personalized medicine to people with lung cancer. He leads a research team working to find new genetic targets in cancer cells and to test anticancer medicines that specifically attack the lung cancers driven by these molecular changes.

Patient Information on Clinical Studies
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Patient Information on Clinical Studies

Mission Statement For over a quarter of a century The Gettysburg Cancer Center has been committed to providing cancer care in a community-based setting close to home. Our all-encompassing oncology and hematology programs provide a complete range of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care. Our caring and educated staff remains dedicated to providing insightful, compassionate care...

The Importance of Connecting Patients with Clinical Trials in Cancer Research
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The Importance of Connecting Patients with Clinical Trials in Cancer Research

Clinical Trials are at the heart of medical research and are critical to finding new paths to prevent, detect and advance new treatment methods and medications for debilitating diseases. Patients with an illness or disease participate in Clinical Trials in order to receive the benefits of the newest treatment options for recovering from their disease...

Clinical Trials; Offering New and Advanced Treatment Options to Cancer Patients
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Clinical Trials; Offering New and Advanced Treatment Options to Cancer Patients

Once seen as a last chance attempt for cancer patients to turn back the progression of their disease, clinical trials are becoming many sufferers initial treatment option. Clinical trials are research studies that involve humans to aid and assist doctors and researchers in developing new techniques to prevent, treat, diagnose and manage side effects for...