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A transformation in cancer medicine

Personalized medicine has opened up a whole new way to think about treating cancers using evidence-based standards in additon to targeted therapies and immunotherapies, designed to attack the actual drivers of cancer. 

These innovative therapies are significantly improving the odds of survival for many cancer patients who were otherwise compelled to receive multiple lines of treatment using standard of care with substantially greater cost, decreasing chances of success with each line of therapy, increased side effects and poorer quality of life, and in the end most often failure.

Current standards of care follow a one-size-fits-all approach.

Existing chemotherapies do not focus on the specific drivers of the individual’s cancer and while they can destroy cancer cells, they destroy healthy cells too, leading to a lengthier and more expensive recovery.

Unfortunately, these approved standards of care are not personalized to the patient’s individual circumstances.

With the right knowledge and tools, however, the physician can offer patients a personalized treatment strategy that improves the person’s chances of survival. 

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Patient Resources - SURVIVEiT®

Our friends at SURVIVEiT® have developed patient resources that have been reviewed and approved as "best in class" by Team SURVIVEiT®'s medical and survivor advisory boards.

Visit their cancer resources page to find related medical, financial, and support resources specific to each type of cancer.

SURVIVEiT® is a global community of survivors, doctors, experts, and allies who provide hope, knowledge, and resources crucial to surviving cancer.

After receiving a cancer diagnosis, the most important, urgent question to ask is, "What’s next?" SURVIVEiT® provides the answer.

Know What is Driving Your Cancer

Dr. Brian-Leyland Jones explains why each cancer patient must insist on having his or her tumor sequenced to learn what genetic alterations are driving his or her cancer.

By learning the genomics behind your cancer, you can learn the best available treatment options for you, including targeted therapies, immunotherapies, and clinical trials.

With the right information in hand, you and your doctor can work together to determine the right personalized treatment plan for you.

Beating lung cancer with genomic-guided therapies

Matt was given eight months to live when he was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.

That was eight years ago - and counting.

He credits a genomic-based treatment strategy and learning how to advocate for his own care for helping him beat the odds.

As the Founder/CEO of SURVIVEiT®, he is passionate about helping patients find the resources to become survivors.

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Become an active participant and take control over your care decisions

Patients who are well-informed and well-educated are empowered to be an engaged participant in clinical decision making.

Learn more about your diagnosis with the right resources from our partners at SURVIVEiT®

You can feel more confident and reduce anxiety by knowing you have the right information to make the best decisions for your unique circumstances.