SU2C Blog Archive October 2016
Posted on October 21, 2016, 10:15 AMCancer survivor Rodney Bostick shares his #HowIFight story and the one moment he hopes to never forget.
Immunotherapy in early stage lung cancer shows promise in a clinical trial supported in part by SU2C
Posted on October 10, 2016, 4:00 PMCheckpoint inhibition is a form of immunotherapy that releases the anti-cancer function of patients’ own immune cells. It’s transformed the treatment of a number of cancers. Patrick Forde, MBBCh, assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, reported promising data from a study of nivolumab (Opdivo), a checkpoint inhibitor, in early-stage lung cancer at the 2016 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Oct. 7.
- Breast Cancer Can Happen to Men Too
- Research Teams Share Progress at the 2017 Summit
- Finding Purpose By Helping Others Fight Cancer
- The Great Escape: Tumor-Suppressor Genes and Male-Female Cancer Disparity
- What Life Looks Like After Cancer
- Survivor Contestant Adam Klein Shares His Story
- Don’t Say “Cancer” & Other Thoughts From a Three-Time Survivor
- Oncology Nurses Get Ugly and Fight Cancer
- The Story Behind SU2C Jewelry Line Golden Thread
- Why I’m Thankful for Cancer Research