A type of treatment that enables the patient’s own immune system to fight cancer, infections, or other diseases. Cancer immunotherapies are also known as immuno-oncology
The need for new cancer treatments is more important than ever, and America's biopharmaceutical companies are boldly leading the way in discovering new breakthroughs.
After centuries without viable cancer treatments, scientists are more hopeful than ever before as they learn more about different types of the disease. We're taking a look at the advancements that have occurred over the last decade.
Since peaking in 1991, the death rate associated with cancer declined by 29%, which translates to 2.9 million fewer cancer deaths.
Lung cancer counts for 25% of all cancer deaths in the U.S. That's why every day, researchers search relentlessly to unearth more innovative breakthroughs. Thanks to their dedication, there are now 240 immuno-oncology treatments in development to give hope and a future for patients with cancer.
Thanks to advances in modern medicine, there has been significant progress for breast cancer patients in the last decade. Groundbreaking innovations in personalized medicine are changing the course of treatment to create potential first-in-class therapies and the promise of a cancer-free future.
Experts and thought leaders touching every aspect of cancer came together for "Future Shapers: A New Era in Cancer Care", a conversation led by Axios and part of PhRMA's GoBoldly Campaign.
Doreen Gentzler has a long, successful career not only in broadcast journalism but also in promoting public health issues. Today, she is a local NBC anchor in Washington, DC, and she serves as the station's medical reporter, filing cutting-edge health reports for all of the station's newscasts.
America's biopharmaceutical companies are working to harness the power of the body's own immune system to fight not only infectious diseases, but cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma.
America's biopharmaceutical companies are driving the future of medicine through bold advances in genomics, personalized medicine and immunotherapy. Through these innovative methods, researchers hope to help patients live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.