Disambiguation: targeted therapy

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fundamentals Targeted Therapy
Therapy directed to a specific molecular target present in the cancer cell, which explains the efficacy of the drug. Targeted therapy has been discovered by exploiting the genetic differences between normal and tumor cells, and is an important element in personalized cancer medicine. New agents have...
at a glance Targeted Therapy
A new type of drug that blocks the growth of cancer cells by interfering with specific targeted molecules that are important for carcinogenesis and tumor growth. The main categories of targeted therapy are monoclonal antibodies (e.g., Cetuximab, targets the epidermal growth factor receptor) and small...
at a glance Targeted Therapy
A new type of drug that blocks the growth of cancer cells by interfering with specific targeted molecules that are important for carcinogenesis and tumor growth. The main categories of targeted therapy are monoclonal antibodies (e.g., Cetuximab, which targets the epidermal growth factor receptor) and...