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Hydrogel Drug Delivery System For Cancer Treatment

Researchers in North Carolina published data on a injectable hydrogel drug delivery system for cancer, further supporting the work that we are doing. Over a year ago, we began using a hydrogel, combined with immunotherapy agents and Celebrex, injected directly into tumors. We have seen great success in our patients with this technique. This work [...]

By | 2018-06-18T21:15:40+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women Told Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Cancer, Doctors Were Wrong

Four young women had an extremely rare, aggressive and fatal form of ovarian cancer. They where not expected to live much longer as there was no standard treatment. These women, living in different countries, asked their doctors to try using new immunotherapy drugs for the treatment of the cancer. They were told the drugs were [...]

By | 2018-06-18T21:13:39+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Immune-Stimulating Injection Eliminates Cancer Tumors In Mice

Injecting small amounts of two immune-stimulating agents into tumors in mice has shown to be able to eliminate the tumor, other untreated metastases and all traces of the same cancer according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The Stanford researchers found activating T cells in tumors eliminated even distant [...]

By | 2018-06-18T21:11:43+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Cancer Therapy Is Good To Evaluate As A Second Opinion?

Are you looking for a second or third opinion of the cancer therapy for your beloved family member or yourself? If so, knowing the history of immunotherapy can be quite beneficial. That’s because immunotherapy has now been fully accepted by the medical profession as a viable treatment of cancer. Yet many doctors are unable to [...]

By | 2018-06-18T21:08:45+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Foods That Fight Cancer

Foods that Fight Cancer & Understanding Your Prognosis It’s not an uncommon thought to be deeply afraid of getting cancer. More than 1.25 million new cases of invasive cancer are diagnosed each year while an additional of 1.5 million cases of noninvasive cancers will be diagnosed. Heartbreakingly, more than 500,000 people will die from cancer [...]

By | 2018-06-18T21:02:28+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Early Signs Of Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Symptoms May Be Nonexistent. You might be surprised to find out that early signs of prostate cancer may not occur at all. You might feel as healthy as you did ten years ago and be having one of the best times in your life – and then the diagnosis shows up. In fact, [...]

By | 2018-06-18T20:49:16+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency Ablation is a medical procedure used in cancer treatment to eliminate tumors and metastases. It is also used for arthritis pain, and the pain relief in these cases can last anywhere from 6 months to a year. The percentage of people actually experiencing pain relief is estimated at over 70%. Sometimes, the pain relief [...]

By | 2018-06-18T20:37:03+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Immunotherapy Treatment For Cancer

What is immunotherapy? Immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy or biotherapy, is an immune system therapy for cancer that uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight the diseases. It uses substances made by the body or in a laboratory (also known as natural cancer fighters) to improve or restore these immune system functions. [...]

By | 2018-06-18T20:32:16+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thermal Ablation Therapy

Thermal Ablation Therapy and Other Ablative Therapies Ablation treatment is an emerging treatment option for cancer patients. Ablation uses extreme temperatures to destroy tumors or alleviate blockages and other symptoms. It is a minimally invasive procedure that has become common since the advent of modern imaging in the 1990s. Ablative therapies include radiofrequency (RF) ablation, [...]

By | 2018-06-18T20:20:18+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When It Comes To Cancer Treatment, Know Your Options

Learning that you’ve been diagnosed with cancer can be one of the most traumatizing and life-altering experiences you can go through. Individuals enduring this experience are often shocked, distressed and extremely overwhelmed. Upon diagnosis, they must quickly determine how to tell their friends and family, learn a whole new vocabulary regarding their illness, sort out [...]

By | 2018-06-18T19:56:02+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments