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First clinical study to show benefit of surgery following SBRT, and to demonstrate that SBRT stimulates immune system
Monday, June 19, 2017

A new study from Roswell Park Cancer Institute reporting the findings of the first clinical trial to evaluate the immune effects of high-dose radiation therapy followed by surgery in patients with advanced kidney cancer may also set the stage for combination treatments with immunotherapy.

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Cancer Talk Blog

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:49pm

As a young adult cancer patient, I craved a sense of normality. Going to work every day helped me maintain my routine, and for 8 hours, I tricked myself into believing nothing was out of the ordinary. Working as close to full-time as my doctor’s appointments and immune deficiency allowed actually kept me very distracted. It was a key coping mechanism.

Saturday, June 17, 2017