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Bill Schuette's Story

Watch Bill Schuette tell the story of why he drove 18 hours each way from Ohio for lung cancer treatment at the Mass General Cancer Center.

Alice Shaw, MD, explains why patients with lung cancer can benefit from genetic testing

Alice Shaw, MD, thoracic oncologist at the Mass General Cancer Center, says patients with lung cancer can benefit from genetic testing, particularly if they are young non-smokers. Learn more about personalized treatment for lung cancer and new "smart drugs" that target a tumor's specific genetic mutation to slow the cancer's growth, and in some cases, reduce it significantly.