This week: Personalized cancer treatment, adaptive design trip to Ecuador
More and more, cancer treatment is transitioning from one-size-fits-all toward an era of personalized treatment based on an individual patient's cancer characteristics.
Dr. Jeffrey Ross explains what immunotherapy and targeted therapies are, how DNA sequencing is done, and what patients should do if they receive a diagnosis of cancer but it is not known where the cancer began in this week's episode of "HealthLink on Air." Ross is an assistant professor of pathology and urology at Upstate.
Also on the program this week, Upstate physical therapist Erin Wentz and Arise adaptive design program coordinator Connor McGough tell about a mission trip to Ecuador. Listen this Sunday, March 1 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."