The catch: It costs $475,000.
"If every patient has a different set of tumors, we can make a vaccine tailored to each patient."
Until a drug called Herceptin came along. Combining immunotherapies with other cancer treatments may offer promise, but Chan
While it is difficult sometimes to be motivated to advocate for yourself or someone else when you are in the middle of a cancer crisis, it is definitely something that you should consider. It may very well be that your doctor is perfectly positioned to provide you with the best of care available for your particular situation and if you feel that this is the case, then by all means feel free to proceed.
New treatments for Alzheimer's are on the horizon and the pipeline of drugs in development is more diverse than it's ever been.
I imagine many of my colleague nurses across the country are excited about the promise of new therapies like immunotherapy. But I also imagine they are as nervous as I was in the beginning. Nurses are the front line for patient care and comfort, and it's critical we know what to expect, how to react with respect to side effects and post treatment care.
It's time to give interventional oncologists the attention and recognition they deserve for improving the lives of cancer patients.
Some have criticized his "moonshot" to cure cancer as over-simplified.