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How is targeted drug therapy used to treat throat cancer?

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For some throat cancers, doctors can use newer drugs that target the tumor and starve it of what it needs to grow.

From: What Is Throat Cancer? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Throat Cancer,” “GERD.”

The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, “Throat Cancer.”

Mount Sinai Hospital: “Throat Cancer,” “Throat or Larynx Cancer.”

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Head and Neck Cancers.”

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on February 22, 2017

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Throat Cancer,” “GERD.”

The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, “Throat Cancer.”

Mount Sinai Hospital: “Throat Cancer,” “Throat or Larynx Cancer.”

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Head and Neck Cancers.”

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on February 22, 2017

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