Tag: immunotherapy

Immunotherapy: Using the Body’s T-Cells to Transform...

Over the past decade, immunotherapies that enlist and strengthen the power of a patient’s immune system to attack tumor cells...

April 7, 2022

Cancer Projections 2022: Higher Late-Stage Diagnoses, But...

Looking ahead to a new year of advances in treating and diagnosing many types of cancers, the specter of the...

January 5, 2022

Miami Cancer Institute Achieves ‘Summit’ With Experts...

In the U.S., nearly 180,000 people were diagnosed with a form of blood cancer in 2020, according to the Leukemia...

May 26, 2021

He’s a Polo Player, Fundraiser and Cancer...

Brandon Phillips is a Wellington-based professional polo player and founder of Polo for Life, which raises funds to help support...

September 1, 2020

Hope Tower: A Safe New Space for...

When it came to naming the newest facility at Baptist Hospital, the choice seemed obvious: Hope Tower. The recently opened...

July 27, 2020

Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Advances on Promising Path...

Over the last few years, immunotherapy (see infographic below) has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some...

June 2, 2020

“Brain on Fire” Condition Explained: What’s Anti-NMDA...

Awareness about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis increased earlier this year when Netflix aired Brain on Fire, a movie that tells the...

August 30, 2018

Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A Different Type of...

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare form of skin cancer that is being diagnosed in more people. The number of...

March 21, 2018

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