New studies revealed at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), show promising results from new Immunotherapies for Melanoma and Cervical Cancer. Immunotherapies are fascinating therapies which are designed to boost the body’s natural defenses to fight cancer.
The advancement of these therapies are exciting and show some great potential for other areas of oncology and even point in a direction for other disease states. The success of these therapies in patients have shown positive results in keeping patients’ cancer free and surgery free.
Some of the best results of these therapies are seen when used in addition to other treatments patients are usually on, which adds to the conversation around patient specific treatment and individualized care. How can we ensure the best success of our patient treatments, while avoiding over burdening our health care system?
To learn more about Immunotherapies check out this great summary page from cancer.net