Archive: Jan 2018

  1. Immunotherapy – new promise for some patients

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    According to the American Cancer Society, in the last 10 years, there’s been a lot of progress in the treatment of childhood cancers. Since the mid-1970s, survival rates have increased from 60% to 90% for certain cancers.

    Many pediatric cancer patients respond well to standard treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation.  But for some children treatment stops working and for others, standard treatments are not effective, leaving few other treatment options for these children. read more →

  2. Mind-Body Medicine

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    The implications of psychoneuroimmunology cover the length and breadth of medical research.

    Over the last few decades, the prevalent links between neuroscience and the immune system have grown into an interdisciplinary area of study known as psychoneuroimmunology which explores the influence of the mind on the body’s immune system. read more →