Immunotherapy As A Treatment For Cancer

Immunotherapy As A Treatment For Cancer

The immune system is our body’s way to defend itself from the unknown.

The unknown being diseases or anything that doesn’t belong in our body. The immune system can help us fight infections or diseases primarily caused by bacteria, parasites, and fungi. It also attacks viruses.

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8 Proven Cancer Risks And Obesity

There is research suggesting the impact obesity has on the development of certain cancers. According to  Sir Richard Doll and Richard Peto, 35% of cancer deaths in the USA might be linked to diet. This is particularly certain for endometrium and breast cancer. The Washington School of Medicine submitted a  document that explains obesity accounts for about 20% of all cancer cases.

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Cancer Immunotherapy 101

The concept of ‘teaching’ the immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells is in a new era. Anticancer immunotherapy is just beginning with the long-term control of cancer cells. This is called Immune therapy which uses the body’s own immune system to target and kills these disease-carrying cells. (more…)

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What Is The Biggest Cause Of Cancer?

While it’s certainly true that global lifestyle-related diseases like cancer are on the rise, the biggest risk factor for cancer is age.

The simple fact is that more people are living long enough to develop cancer because of our success in tackling infectious diseases and other historical causes of death such as malnutrition. (more…)

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