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Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer

Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps your immune system fight cancer. The immune system helps your body fight infections and other diseases. It is made up of white blood cells and organs and tissues of the lymph system. Immunotherapy is a type of biological therapy. Biological therapy is [...]

By | 2019-04-24T21:34:59+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A gut punch fights cancer and infection

Microorganisms in the human gut can affect immune-system cells. Gut bacterial strains have been discovered that boost immune cells that have cell-killing capacity and that can target cancer and protect against infection. Source: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00133-w?WT.ec_id=NATURE-201901&sap-outbound-id=9CB8419C62277C0A4ECDF43F8F445EC44929733D&fbclid=IwAR1UcFyaRw4_qGp2tSlpSGfUIV7ijhwY_HtOyfeXBoGVRelut0QLlqds_FQ  

By | 2019-03-27T23:44:54+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Improve Your Health After Cancer Treatment and Beyond

No doubt, cancer feels like an insurmountable obstacle. But it can be overcome and perhaps you’re one who is or has done so. More than 15.5 million Americans with cancer in their history are alive today, according to 2016 data. And that number is projected to surpass 20 million by 2026. 1 What’s next? As [...]

By | 2019-02-21T16:08:55+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leaders for A Cure Recap

Thank you for joining us for the 2nd annual Leaders For A Cure Luncheon. You have made this event a truly remarkable one as we come together to recognize the advancements in innovative cancer care and research throughout the Atlanta community. Winning the battle against cancer is a team effort and we’re lucky to have [...]

By | 2019-02-12T19:01:01+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is “Off-Label” Cancer Treatment and Does It Have Advantages?

You have a lot to process when you receive a cancer diagnosis. Part of that discussion can include a decision about “off-label treatment options. You’re probably familiar with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Their research determines a drug therapy’s safety and its designated use. But a particular drug’s effectiveness doesn’t stop there… What [...]

By | 2019-01-24T16:37:19+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Cancer Affects Your Immune System and What to Do About It

It’s perhaps your biggest ally in helping your body fight disease. And understanding how your immune system joins forces with cancer treatment can give you a positive advantage. Basically, your immune system targets disease and infection. It detects and destroys anything it sees as a threat. Bacteria Viruses Parasites And… Unhealthy cells…including cancer cells! The [...]

By | 2018-12-20T16:10:06+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Evolution of Breast Cancer Treatment with Cryoablation

Being told you have breast cancer prompts a long list of questions. And selecting a treatment for breast cancer is among the first questions you might have. Surgery? Chemotherapy? These questions and more can create as much fear and stress as they do confusion when you’ve received a breast cancer diagnosis. Another treatment option to [...]

By | 2018-11-29T15:40:37+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Know About Common Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Your body is a fascinating organism. Cell to cell your immune system is capable of identifying normal cells and those it considers “foreign” and potentially harmful. Checkpoint inhibitors are vital to helping treat cancer. The basics of how it works: Your immune system responds by attacking the “foreign” cells and protecting the normal cells. A [...]

By | 2018-10-25T14:38:02+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Cancer Treatment Advantage with Ablation Therapy

Feeling confused and uninformed about cancer treatment is understandable. It’s our desire to help eliminate the confusion and inform you about effective treatment solutions, including cancer ablation. On that subject, you might have heard about ablation therapy. If you have, you’re at an advantage. Ablation therapy 101 Basically, cancer ablation uses heat or cold to [...]

By | 2018-09-21T20:20:38+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Simple Solutions to Manage Stress During Cancer Treatment

There’s more to stress than you might realize. It’s especially important to deal with it when you’ve received a cancer diagnosis or are in midst of cancer treatment. How you handle the stress in your life can affect two important cancer fighting partners: You Your chosen health team What years of research reveal about stress [...]

By | 2018-08-23T14:34:11+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments