An important part of your cancer experience may be biomarker testing. Whether cancer has just been diagnosed or it has recurred, biomarker testing may help determine if you may benefit from a medicine that specifically targets your type of cancer. Learn about biomarkers, how to get tested, and what types of questions to ask your doctor.

What are biomarkers ? 
A biomarker may be measured by a diagnostic test to predict if the body will respond to a treatment for a disease, such as cancer.
Learn about biomarkers.

Get Tested
Results of biomarker testing may help your doctor select the right treatment for your specific cancer and avoid exposure to medicines that are not likely to be effective against your cancer.
Understand more about biomarker testing.

Ask your doctor
If you or a loved one have just been diagnosed or are dealing with a cancer recurrence, learning about the disease and the possible options may be very important.
Review this list of questions you can ask your doctor.
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