Announcing New Trial for Patients Fighting Advanced-Stage Cancers

Cancer clinical trials aim to improve the outlook for people with cancer.  Immunotherapy is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight diseases.  Together, these approaches offer great promise in the fight against cancer. Although founded over 100 years ago, immunotherapy is still very much in its infancy.  As...


The 411 on Cancer Immunotherapy

  One of the most promising areas in cancer research and precision medicine today is “Immunotherapy“.  Credited as the first therapy ever proven to extend the lives of patients with metastatic melanoma, immunotherapy is changing the way some cancers are treated.   Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)…  Immunotherapy refers to a class of...

Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Finder

  Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the immune system’s fighting defenses to help the body destroy cancer cells.  Many clinical trials testing new and potentially promising “immunotherapies” are currently enrolling cancer patients in the United States and abroad.  To learn more about immunotherapy clinical trials or...


Cancer Vaccine ImMucin Shows REAL Promise

Vaxil BioTherapeutics has formulated a potential therapeutic cancer vaccine, ImMucin, that is now in phase III clinical trials to target Multiple Myeloma (a type of blood cancer) at Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem.  If all goes as expected, this breakthrough vaccine, administered on a regular basis, could not only...


What is Adoptive Immunotherapy?

  I’ve just read an interesting article on another novel approach to personalized medicine and personalized oncology called “Adoptive Immunotherapy” which works with the body’s immune system to fight cancer. (Yes I’ve started reading this sort of stuff instead of my normal trashy novels.)    Here’s my layman’s attempt to...




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