The Fight Is Changing
Cancer care is getting more personal than ever
A cancer diagnosis is personal to you and your loved ones. Shouldn't treatment be
Advances in science are changing what we know about cancer. In many instances, they
include testing a tumor to find out if it has special cells, genes, or proteins
called biomarkers. Knowing which kind of biomarkers a tumor might have can help
doctors choose the right treatments for the right patients at the right time.
Cancer: It's Personal is a program to teach you and your
loved ones about personalized medicine. This type of care uses information about
biomarkers to help diagnose some cancers or find a treatment that may be more likely
What is Personalized Medicine?
Learn about personalized medicine and how it can start with biomarker testing.
Biomarkers by Cancer Type
See examples of some cancers that have known biomarkers.
Talking with Your Doctor
Find sample questions to help you discuss biomarkers and biomarker testing with your doctor.