New 'game-changer' cancer drug gives hope to 'untreatable' patients

New 'game-changer' cancer drug gives hope to 'untreatable' patients
 

AN immunotherapy drug could soon offer new hope to patients with currently untreatable head and neck cancers.
Nivolumab was hailed a potential "game changer" after it was found to extend the lives of relapsed patients who had run out of therapy options.
After a year of treatment, 36% of trial patients treated with the drug were still alive compared with 17% of those given standard chemotherapy.
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9 October 2016 in Health, Views: 37
Source: Daily Record
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