New cancer therapy 'saving lives'17th January 2011
Staff at the Christie Hospital in Manchester believe a tough but pioneering treatment is showing promising results for patients with advanced kidney cancer.
The unit is spearheading a specialist immunotherapy treatment which uses the body's immune system to fight cancer cells with the latest findings showing that a quarter of patients treated with high doses of Interleukin-2 are now in remission. Professor Robert Hawkins said patients were carefully selected because Interlukin was an aggressive drug and the treatment was difficult.
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Title: New cancer therapy 'saving lives'
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 17245
Date Added: 17th Jan 2011