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A new kind of treatment is working better than chemotherapy in some lung cancer patients - Business Insider
 

A new kind of treatment is working better than chemotherapy in some lung cancer patients - Business Insider

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University of Pennsylvania via Microbe World / FlickrIn this 2011 image, tiny beads (yellow) are used to force T-cells to divide before they are given to l
 
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11 Oct 2016 - General
 
This new immunotherapeutic agent Keytruda is one of the new set of immunotherapy that can target the programmed cell death receptors (PD-1) and allows the body’s own immune system to work against cancer cells. Keytruda or platinum-based chemotherapy’s trial was carried out in 305 patients and result has shown that the patients who have received Keytruda have 10.3 months ‘progression-free’ survival while other patients have 6 months. Basically, progression-free survival is clinically end point th...
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