What Is Pancreatic Cancer? Every Thing You Need To Know Here

Targeted Therapy

Targeted therapy
Targeted therapy

The therapy that targets protein, genes and tissues that promote the division and growth of cancerous cells is called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy not only kills the cancerous cells, but it also prevents the normal cells from turning into cancerous. With the help of the biopsy sample, the doctor finds the best medication to achieve optimum results in less amount of time.

Each targeted therapy has its own side effects. Some show more side effects than others. A list of targeted therapies:


This type of therapy is always used with chemotherapy. It is not commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer. It prevents the protein present in cells from making, copying and dividing.

Side effects:

  • Acne like rash
  • Diarrhea