How Science Is Improving Chemotherapy

The durable Hank Green of SciShow, who was successfully treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, explains how new scientific advances in targeted chemotherapy and genetic markers, are seeking to make cancer treatment a tiny bit easier to bear. As Green so eloquently stated, “Forewarned is forearmed”.

We use chemotherapy because it works, but no one has ever come home from chemo treatment and gone “That was fun!” Let’s look at the new targeted therapies and personalized treatments for cancer that doctors are developing for clinical use.

Improved Chemo
Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.