Biomarker Tests

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Biomarker tests may provide information about changes in the cells that became cancer, and whether a treatment is available that targets this change.

For some kinds of lung cancer, biomarker testing may be performed to provide information on whether there are changes in the cancer cells that can be targeted with specific drugs.

The Targeted Therapy section of this website discusses biomarker testing and explains: