Targeted Therapy

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Targeted Therapy

Targeted therapies are drugs that block the growth of tumours by acting on specific molecules that cause cancer cells to grow and divide rapidly.

Like chemotherapy, they can be given by mouth or intravenously but are associated with different types of side effects.

It is important to let your medical team know if you have been or are currently taking any of these drugs prior to receiving radiotherapy.