Dr. Victor Lee Ho-Fun (left), of Queen Mary Hospital from University of Hong Kong (HKU), and Gareth Lane of Roche Hong Kong. Photo:  Xiaomei Chen
Dr. Victor Lee Ho-Fun (left), of Queen Mary Hospital from University of Hong Kong (HKU), and Gareth Lane of Roche Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Free gene mutation tests offer Hong Kong lung cancer patients hope for targeted drugs that could prolong life

  • Testing programme wants to recruit 1,800 late-stage patients who will be checked for gene mutations
  • Doctors will be able to prescribe specific treatments to help patients instead of using chemotherapy

Dr. Victor Lee Ho-Fun (left), of Queen Mary Hospital from University of Hong Kong (HKU), and Gareth Lane of Roche Hong Kong. Photo:  Xiaomei Chen
Dr. Victor Lee Ho-Fun (left), of Queen Mary Hospital from University of Hong Kong (HKU), and Gareth Lane of Roche Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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