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"It's another example of how we're using molecular medicine to subtype lung cancer into more specific and treatable diseases," said Dr. Roy Herbst, a lung cancer expert who is chief of medical oncology at Yale University.
Including previously approved targeted therapies, "we have specific therapies now that we can offer for about 18 percent of lung cancer patients that are far superior to chemotherapy and that in many cases can cause their tumors to melt away with few side effects," Herbst said.