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Is Immunotherapy for Cancer Safe?

Your immune system does more than simply fight colds and flu. Throughout your life, your natural defenses seek out and destroy anything that is not recognized as part of the "self" -- including all kinds of germs and cancer cells -- before they have a chance to cause disease. Your immune system manages to destroy [...]

By | 2019-05-13T01:14:33-04:00 May 13th, 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 | 2019-02-21T16:08:55-04:00 February 21st, 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 | 2018-12-20T16:10:06-04:00 December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments