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Taking new aim at cancer

January 20, 2016

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Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch

Matthew Solan is the executive editor of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. He previously served as executive editor for UCLA Health’s Healthy Years and as a contributor to Duke Medicine’s Health News and Weill Cornell Medical College’s … See Full Bio
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Jitin Verma
March 3, 2016

Cancer is a category of diseases characterised by out-of-control cell growth. There square measure over a hundred differing kinds of cancer, and every is classified by the kind of cell that’s initially affected. But we can take precautions by adding simple foods in our diet.
Cancer harms the body once altered cells divide uncontrollably to create lumps or lots of tissue referred to as tumors (except in the case of leukaemia where cancer prohibits traditional blood function by abnormal biological process within the blood stream). Tumors will grow and interfere with the organic process, nervous, and circulatory systems, and that they will release hormones that alter body operate. Tumors that stay in one spot and demonstrate restricted growth are typically considered to benign.
When a neoplasm with success spreads to different elements of the body and grows, offensive and destroying different healthy tissues, it’s aforesaid to possess metastasized. This method itself is named metastasis, and also the result’s a significant condition that’s terribly tough to treat. however we will take precautions, not solely by medicines however food too.

Maureen Green
February 5, 2016

How ironic that Carter’s therapy was developed in Israel, given Carter’s propaganda against her. May God bless and protect Israel.

January 27, 2016

Did President Carter change his eating habits to improve his immune system which in turns kills cancer? If he still eats dairy and animals then the cancer is still in the stem cells and will come back one day.

Dr .h Seraj
January 26, 2016

How this kind of treatment is available,is there any drug or supplement available,can it be done in Vavcouver BC cancer,
Dr. H.seraj,

Maria Jasmine Freeman
January 26, 2016

Very promising. Immunotherapy is a possible solution for also non cancer disorders; asthma, and autoimmune disorders etc..Thanks to scientific research!

Howard C Carlson,PhD
January 26, 2016

79 year old male caucasion has prostate cancer metasticized to bone(right leg femur, illium, right shoulder, right clavicle) and probably 10mm left lung nodule. Scanning other organs. Fast-moving metastisis. Can we use this drug?

Sayed afaq ahmed2
January 25, 2016

79 age, 5.6″height, weight 56 kg
Prostate metastatic cancer spread in spinal bone with little spot on liver. ….. can we give this medicine
Please reply

Madhusudan sethi
January 25, 2016

Whether the immunotherapy can be used on preventive basis of ovarian cancer

M. A. Bardi
January 26, 2016

I have been dealing with Ovarian Cancer IIb for over nine years and am on Avastin and Doxil right now. I found I had BRca 1 initially. My cancer tumor is now in my rectum and I am responding to chemotherapy. My infusions are once a week for three weeks with the fourth week off. Am I a candidate for imunitherapy?

Shibl jon
January 25, 2016

Shibl Jon
I had her2 +ve, triple recepto +ve breast cancer, double mastectomy, chemo , radiation. Has been on Herceptin, Tykerb and hormone therapy. Severe S/E from all these 3 drugs. Severe neuropathy and other S/E makes life unable bear.
Is there any immunotherapy for me to get off these 3 drugs for rest of my life. Will do anything to stay away from these drugs. Please advise and help. Any suggestions?

Georgia Henry
January 25, 2016

How does this work (or not) for those who have autoimmune diseases already (like lupus)? Is there still hope?

January 25, 2016

Very interesting and exciting information.

So thankful for people from every corner of the world who are blessed with such intelligence and who collaborate to give hope to those who need it.

Thank you for caring.

E. Turner
January 25, 2016

Surprisingly, you omitted a highly important part. The drug pembrolizumab is an ISRAELI discovery!!!

You should give credit where credit us due

P.J. Theuvenet, MD, PhD
January 25, 2016

I agree if that’s the case !

January 25, 2016


In 2011 they found invasive inflamatory carcinoma (3) in my left breast in Canada, I had mastectomy/ chemo/ radio… 7 months later in USA they found recidive same side plus on other side… Double mastectomy/ hyrestectomy / lymph nodes removed/ chemo / radio/ infections in bones so surgery again skin graft/ latismuss flap….. Now I’m 1 1/2 free but on Anastrozole ( hormonotherapy) and they found that I have osteroporose…. Probably side effect and beginning of ibd in low colon….. I have 36 years old now…. Is this traitement can be helpful for me or not and why ? Please I truly want to kick that sickness out of me once for all. Sincerely . melissa

James Smith
January 25, 2016

Has Keytruda been tried for Grade 3c Ovarian cancer if conventional Chemo Gemzar/Avastin has been unsuccessful and there has been a relapse?

lauren thomas
January 25, 2016

ANy help for Colon Ca mets to Liver?

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