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Cancer Immunotherapy

Melanoma Really Does Suck

Brigitte Cutshall | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Cutshall

It could be a sore that won't heal, a change in an existing mole, or a new growth. That's why it's so important to be familiar with your skin. Every nook and cranny. Don't ignore any changes.

Lost in Translation

Gregory Roloff | Posted 02.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Gregory Roloff

I hope to return to the lab after this year and try to understand why immunotherapy is lifesaving for some patients like President Carter, while others like Mrs. B remain lost in a biological dark matter. Above all else, I am drawn to the opportunity to fight in her corner once more.

Presidential Cancer: Tips About President Jimmy Carter's Melanoma

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Melanoma is increasing in frequency. This is probably due to increasing sun exposure without using sunscreen, as well as use of tanning lamps, beds an...

Why You Should Watch the Film Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Our understanding of cancer and how to successfully treat it and the symptoms it produces is evolving and improving; and our ability to cope with cancer is also evolving with more confidence and hope in the future.

Immunotherapy: The New Promise for Cancer

Lauren Pecorino, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Science
Lauren Pecorino, Ph.D.

The time for optimism in the field of cancer research is now -- a time that Science magazine named "cancer immunology" as the breakthrough of the year. Today we have the hope that the cure for cancer is inside ourselves -- in our immune system.

The Science 'Breakthrough of the Year' Is...

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 12/19/2013 02:12 PM EST on LiveScience A type of cancer treatment that directs the body's own immun...

The Latest Weapon In The Fight Against Cancer

Posted 11.04.2013 | OWN

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock "Once I felt the tiny lump, I knew it was cancer," says Debra,* remembering the day, four years ago, when she noticed ...