In this module, you will learn about targeted therapy for cancer. In the last decade there has been a paradigm shift in the treatment of malignancies. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, discoveries in molecular biology have allowed for targeted therapies for certain tumors.
At the end of the module, you will be able to:
Identify sources of gastrointestinal bleeding
List tumors of the stomach
Explain how mutation of the c-kit gene leads to tumor growth
Understand how cell membrane receptors are targets for chemotherapeutic agents