Immunotherapy with immune checkpoint inhibitors has revolutionized treatment for many different types of cancer by unleashing the body’s immune system to attack cancer. These therapies can send even the most hard to treat cancers into lasting remission. But these treatments also come with unique side effects that can effect multiple organs in the body, andRead More Immunotherapy Side Effects Guidelines
Richard Bevan-Thomas MD: When a man thinks of prostate cancer or cancer in general, the first thing routinely that comes to mind is thinking about chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is where we give drugs that actually cause the death of cancer cells. In prostate cancer, chemotherapy is used in the later stages of the disease, so whenRead More How Does Chemotherapy for Prostate Cancer Work?
♪♪>>Behind every heartbeat is a story we can learn from. ♪♪ As we have for over 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies are working to use the knowledge we gain from our members to better the health of not just those we insure, but all Americans. Some call it responsibility. We call itRead More SECOND OPINION | IMMUNOTHERAPY IN CANCER TREATMENT | BCBS | Full Episode
Is this working? Can you hear? Can you hear me? No? There we go. Good afternoon. Thank you for being here. We clearly have tremendous interest in this talk on Immunotherapy– An Answer To Cancer. And we are really privileged to have two very special presenters here today. I’m Gina Vild. I’m the Chief CommunicationsRead More [email protected]: Immunotherapy: An Answer to Cancer?
Immunotherapy is an exciting area of cancer research that is changing the way we think about cancer treatment. Immunotherapy works by using the body’s immune system to fight cancer. The immune system is a complex network of organs, tissues, and cells, and the substances they make. One of the purposes of the immune system isRead More Immunotherapy: How the Immune System Fights Cancer
[MUSIC] Every morning I go on a mile and half hike just to get my day started on the right foot. Before I was diagnosed I lived a very healthy life, and then suddenly, I was spitting up a little bit of blood. So I contacted my primary care physician and was ordered to getRead More Battling Lung Cancer with Immunotherapy
It’s October, aka breast cancer awareness month. There’s so much pink stuff everywhere that no doubt by now you are aware: breast cancer exists. But that doesn’t tell us about what to actually expect when someone we love receives what can be a very frightening diagnosis. Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancerRead More How Does Chemotherapy Treat Breast Cancer?
“It’s a mystery that we have known about for at least 50 years and it relates to a very old cancer drug called cyclosphosphamide.” Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers with a discovery related to a decades-old cancer drug called cyclophosphamide. Cyclophosphamide dates to the 1950s when doctors discovered its powerful properties in treating children in sub-saharanRead More Lymphoma chemotherapy drug also acts as immunotherapy, new research finds
Hey Lucy! Hi! How’s your day going? Good. I have a coloring sheet that we can color, about welcoming your new cells. OK? From you mom. Yeah? And we could play a little. Do some preparation. Do you wanna help take the dressing off? For Lucy Wiese’s bone marrow transplant to be successful she mustRead More First In Human EP3 (5/6) | Lucy and Deidra’s Chemotherapy Regimen