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The dark side of seemingly miraculous immunotherapy cancer drugs.

The dark side of seemingly miraculous immunotherapy cancer drugs. Imagine you are diagnosed with melanoma, a cancer that can be quite deadly and compared to classical treatments such as chemo therapy which has a poor record for curing the disease, your doctor can get you into a clinical trial that gives you a greater chance of survival with a new type of treatment. Immunotherapy is all the rage in cancer treatment circles, since it offers renewed optimism for a successful cure of a particular cancer.   Unfortunately, the promise of a cure sometimes comes with the side effect of the body Read More »