Understanding Targeted Therapies In Skin Cancer Treatment

If you or a loved one have recently been diagnosed with skin cancer, you probably already know that cancer treatment has come a long way in recent decades—but you may be unaware that 21st-century cancer treatments are as unique as the individuals they're intended to help. That's the promise of targeted therapies, a rapidly evolving field in the treatment of skin cancer. Unlike conventional treatments, targeted therapies aim to affect cancer cells at the molecular level, blocking the growth and spread of cancer by interfering with specific molecules needed for tumor growth.