Immunotherapy Trains the Immune System to Attack Cancer Cells

Immunother­a­py is the new black when it comes to treat­ing Can­cer, rais­ing hope in con­quer­ing this age old ill­ness. Treat­ing infec­tious dis­ease using the body’s own defens­es oper­ates under the premise that the body is able to retain mem­o­ry to guard against dis­ease. Can­cer immunother­a­py oper­ates under a sim­i­lar premise.

The Wall Street Jour­nal recent­ly pub­lished an arti­cle high­light­ing two drugs Bris­tol-Myers Squibb pre­sent­ed at the Amer­i­can Soci­ety of Clin­i­cal Oncol­o­gy (ASCO) last week­end in Chica­go.  The pre­sen­ta­tion came on the heels of …Read more at