Immunotherapy cancer drug hailed as 'game changer' - BBC News

Immunotherapy cancer drug hailed as 'game changer' - BBC News

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An immunotherapy drug is described as a potential "game changer" in promising trial results on advanced cancers.
10 Oct 2016 - General
Thank you for sharing this. I was not aware of such drugs that can help the person to be stable and active during chemotherapy. I have seen patients suffering the side effects of chemotherapy in a negative way. It affects the patient psychologically as such people can't continue their daily life in a normal way. Moroever, this article also shows that the recurrence rate of some tumors of head and neck is also less with these immunotherapy drugs. These drugs that boost the human's natural...
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Gone are the days wherein all patients diagnosed with cancer have to deal with hair loss, weight loss, nausea and vomiting. The recent advances in cancer therapy makes it possible for a person to be on chemotherapy (also called immunotherapy) and at the same time attend to his job and other regular activities. I've seen patients improve from these agents. The earliest that I can recall was Imatinib (Gleevec). Its a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that is utilized for different types of cancer. I r...
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