Many men hide their emotions and vulnerability in an effort to maintain a sense of manliness or power, but suffering in silence can have drastic implications for men’s health and make cancer treatment more difficult.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivor Dan Dean spoke with several experts about the advances in genomic testing, which have enabled oncologists to treat patients with new “targeted therapies” that fight cancer based on the specific features of a tumor.
Until recently, the initial treatment for patients with CLL was chemotherapy alone. New targeted therapies are now available for use as the first treatment for CLL. At the 2019 ASCO meeting, 2 experts discussed the benefits of these new treatments.