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Targeted therapies|, sometimes called biological therapies are substances that target the differences between cancer cells and normal cells.
Targeted therapies are often used to treat kidney cancer| that has spread to other parts of the body, including the bones. However, they are also sometimes used to treat other cancers that have spread, such as prostate|, breast| and lung| cancer. Targeted therapies include a range of different drugs.
Content last reviewed: 1 December 2012
Next planned review: 2014
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