February 23, 2020
The following is adapted from an article in BBC News dated January 20, 2020. To read the full article, click HERE.
Immunotherapy is adapting our body’s own immune system to better fight cancer cells. It has made enormous progress in the last five years, see HERE. It has good results treating cancers of … More “Cancer treatment – Another quantum leap?”
November 20, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • What is the immune system and immunotherapy? • How many successful immunotherapy drugs? • Judy Perkins’ amazing cure.
WHAT IS IMMUNOTHERAPY? The immune system is designed to mount an offense against unwanted intrusions in the body: bacteria, viruses, cancer cells.
Cancer however is tricky. Malignant cancer cells develop from normal … More “Immunotherapy – the end of cancer?”
June 19, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Tennis ball tumors. • 90 billion cancer-killing cells. • Highly experimental, but…..
I have reported on immunotherapy in treating cancer before (click HERE). After 50 years of research, this technique is beginning to pay off. I think that within 5 years we will see MANY success stories like the one … More “Paradigm shift in cancer therapy”
July 26, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Immunotherapy: what is it? • An exciting lab discovery, ignored for years. • Early results….and the promise to cure cancer
FORTY FIVE YEARS AGO, WHILE I WAS A GRADUATE STUDENT in Australia, a fellow student told me he was working on immunotherapy. I even remember his name. Herb said the … More “Cancer: a great leap forward”
August 2, 2013
I was flying Southwest from Houston back to ABQ after a challenging all-day course I presented on the shale-gas revolution to a large Oil and Gas company. Waiting at the departure gate I looked up from my laptop to see an elderly man, tall and very thin, with untidy hair and poorly dressed, who was … More “The Man in the Seat Next to Me”