Posted in: Cancer by Dr. Tarang Krishna
Immunotherapy is a kind of cancer treatment which stimulates or restores the ability of the Immune (defense) system to fight Cancer. The Immune system helps the body to fight infections and other diseases. Immune system is made up of tonsils and thymus, lymph nodes and vessels, Bone Marrow, spleen and white blood cells.
Immunology Cancer Treatment may work by:
- Slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.
- Stopping cancer from spreading to the other parts of the body.
- Helping the immune system to work better at destroying the cancer cells.
How Immunotherapy work against cancer?
One that the cancer cells thrive is because they are able to hide from the immune system. Certain immunotherapy can mark cancer cells so it is easier for the immune system to find and destroy them. It can boost the immune system to work better against cancer.
Finding out who can benefit from Immunotherapy!
Immunotherapy being provided at Cancer Healer Center can benefit anyone and everyone. It is not age specific or disease specific and is given at all stages.
The researchers have found that immune checkpoint inhibitors work better if the tumors have a lot of changes in the genes or genetic mutations. The current thought is that the tumors with more mutations make abnormal proteins that the body’s immune system can recognize as foreign.
Cancer Immunotherapy can work on many different kinds of cancer!
- Immunotherapy enables the immune system to recognize and target cancer cells.
- The list of cancers treated using immunotherapy is extensive.
- Immunotherapy, in today’s time has been an effectual cancer treatment for patients with certain types of cancer. It also benefits people who have been resistant to chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
Cancer immunotherapy offers the possibility for long-term cancer remission.
- Immunotherapy can “train” the immune system to remember cancer cells resulting in longer-lasting remissions.
- Clinical studies on long-term overall survival have shown that the beneficial responses to cancer immunotherapy treatment are durable—that is, they can be maintained even after treatment is completed.
Immunotherapy in India!!
The cancer specialists dealing in the arena of immunology cancer treatment have said that it is a breakthrough cancer treatment with impeccable outcomes. Cancer Healer Center is one the leading Immunotherapy clinics in India. This Center has been successful in treating more than 5200 patients till date.
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