Antibiotic use before cancer treatment cuts survival time – study

We have discussed this before. It is becoming standard in our patients to not only evaluate the microbiome with Microbiome Dx, but also patients with recent antibiotic use prior to immunotherapy probably will need a fecal microbiota transplant (FMT). Taking antibiotics in the month before starting immunotherapy dramatically reduces a cancer patient’s chances of survival, [...]

By | 2019-10-04T12:19:30-05:00 October 4th, 2019|cancer, immunotherapy|0 Comments

MDSC targeting with Gemtuzumab ozogamicin restores T cell immunity and immunotherapy against cancers

There are numerous reasons for immunotherapy to fail or for cancer in general to be able to fight against your body and survive. One important mechanism is Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSC). These are immune cells that can actually protect cancer. As described in this article, a new method to target these using a drug [...]

By | 2019-09-02T09:07:50-05:00 September 2nd, 2019|immunotherapy|0 Comments