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Genetic testing and targeted therapy

Fact sheet

The Genetic Testing and Targeted therapy fact sheet provides an overview of genetic testing and targeted therapy in lung cancer. In this resource the following topics are discussed:

  • What is genetic testing?
  • Why genetic testing is important?
  • What happens if a mutation is found?
  • What is targeted therapy?
  • Are there side effects with targeted therapy?
  • What if there is no genetic mutation or suitable targeted therapies?

For further information or to engage with our Lung Cancer Support Nurse service you can contact our Information and Support Centre on 1800 654 301 (option 3) or fill out our form here.