When he was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year, Dave deBronkart needed an easy way to keep his far-flung friends and family updated.
His topic will be "The Future of Cancer Care."
These products look set to target some of the "big" cancers, with launches for vaccines against renal cell carcinoma, melanoma, prostate, non-small cell lung and colorectal cancer.
Patient Roger Willcocks will now receive a drug that was denied to him by the NHS.
The University of Michigan is presenting a symposium on the treatment options for patients and families dealing with Kidney Cancer
Sponsored by the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Urology, Department of Internal Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology.
A UT Southwestern Medical Center physician and other researchers have developed a unique statistical model that predicts the probability of a patient being cancer free 12 years after initial surgical treatment.
Combination failed to prevent disease progression or improve survival.
Tumor regressions were also observed in four additional patients, including two patients with melanoma, one patient with non-small cell lung cancer, and one with renal cell carcinoma.
In lab tests on human kidney cancer cells, their cancer-killing success rate was 90 percent.