• Immunotherapy: Using your own immune system to help fight cancer

    Cancer

    August 30, 2017

    Immunotherapy uses your body's own immune system to help fight cancer and there are a number of these new life-extending treatments available to patients. Jim Tyler, featured in this video, participated in a clinical trial of a new immunotherapy drug while at Bassett. He shares his thoughts on what this treatment means to him, and to future cancer patients.

    • HPV Vaccination: It Prevents Cancer

      Prevention of HPV infections and the associated cancers is very effective. When groups of individuals who received HPV vaccine were studied, it has been reported that 97% developed antibodies to the specific viruses.

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    • Stop Cancer with the HPV Vaccine

      The HPV vaccine is recommended for boys and girls beginning at age 11. This is important because it has been proven to prevent certain forms of cancer. Hear more from Bassett’s chief of pediatrics Dr. Philip Heavner.

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