Gene therapy recently approved by the FDA for certain young leukemia patients is a first in the U.S. The treatment modifies a patient’s own immune cells to fight the leukemia.
Learning you have a hereditary breast cancer risk can be frightening. But talking to a therapist can help you take control and cope with anxiety and depression.
Fear that breast cancer will return can affect survivors so profoundly they are unable to enjoy life. Having certain facts in hand and a surveillance plan can help dispel this fear. If not, counseling may be needed.
Immunotherapy is radically changing the face of cancer treatment, but the number of people who can benefit is still small. Can it help you?
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The treatment is the first therapy of its kind available in the United States. It is a type of immunotherapy, a one-time infusion that uses the body’s own defenses to attack the cancer.
Tumor boards bring together a medical team to discuss and manage difficult or complex cancer cases. A Cleveland Clinic surgeon explains how they can improve your care.
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