Our understanding of cancer is growing exponentially each year, and each year we have new forms of treatments and diagnoses. One of the most promising new life-saving advancements in cancer care is Immunotherapy, which is a way to use your body’s own immune system to eliminate your cancer. Sound too good to be true?
Check out Issue 2 of the CTOAM newsletter to see the top life-saving advancements in cancer! Or, read more below.
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See how Immunotherapy has helped cancer patients like you:
→ Joan’s story (melanoma) – Joan is now cancer free!
→ Julio’s story (carcinoma) – Julio is now cancer free!
→ Damian’s story (colon cancer)
→ Betty’s story (colon cancer)
→ Mark’s story (colon cancer)
Top Life-Saving Advancements in Cancer: Immunotherapy
IMMUNOTHERAPY | Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
The American Society of Clinical Oncology voted Immunotherapy as its top overall clinical advancement for both 2016 and 2017. So what, exactly, is it?
How is Immunotherapy Life-Saving?
As a type of targeted treatment, Immunotherapy allows the body’s own immune system to find the cells with mutated gene(s), which leads to higher survival rates with fewer and less severe side effects.
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Success with Immunotherapy | Damian’s Story with Colon Cancer
Success with Immunotherapy | Joan’s Story with Stage IV Melanoma
Joan, 45, reached out to CTOAM when she was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma. Her public oncologist told her there was nothing more they could do for her. But she and her husband had been researching on their own and knew better. So they called our cancer experts to help them access the right targeted treatments for her unique genetic mutations. After being one of the first cancer patients in Canada to be treated with immunotherapy, Joan has now been completely cancer-free for several years now!
Clinical Trials: How They Can Help You!
When you think of clinical trials do you imagine yourself taking some risky drug that could give you a third eye? Or are you worried that you would get a placebo and be worse off? You’re not alone, there are many myths and misconceptions around clinical trials. In reality, they can give you early access to new life-saving treatments, and CTOAM can help you access them.
Discover how we can help you to live longer, with a better quality of life: Register for Precision Second Opinion with our medical team, today!
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Science and Support For All Things Cancer
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