Navigation Links
Immunotherapy Offers New Hope for Cancer Patients: One Man’s Alternative Cancer Treatment Journey
Date:12/23/2013

clear PET (positron emission tomography) scan provided further evidence as to why Merrill feels better than he has in years.

With all the damage done by previous surgeries, including removal of lymph nodes, he had been in constant pain. The burning sensation on his legs made it difficult for him to function at his job as maintenance supervisor at a local eye center, or even sit for long periods of time. “Now I have my life back,” he reports. “The swelling on my leg is down, and the burning and pain is gone. I put in a full day at work, jog, ride my bike. My entire outlook has changed—I can now look forward to spending time with my daughter.”        

And while many hospitals and treatment centers work toward providing the ideal patient experience, Perseus actually delivers, according to Merrill. “I was treated like royalty,” says Merrill, “from the moment I stepped off the plane in the Cayman Islands. From the very beginning it was first class treatment, and everyone on staff was so knowledgeable and caring.”

After a simple blood draw, Merrill went back to the hotel to await his personalized immunotherapy vaccine. On the third day, he received his first injection of the serum, made from his blood and a small section of tumor taken from his biopsy sample. Then he flew home, feeling “absolutely fine, with not one side effect, not even the slight fever they warned me might happen.” Three subsequent visits at one-month intervals followed, and Merrill continued to recover as his skin healed and appetite and energy returned.

Already a veteran of chemotherapy used to treat the melanoma that had spread to his liver earlier this year, Merrill had endured its toxic effects firsthand. “I suffered through months where I couldn’t move, eat, or sleep, I was just a mess. If I had known about Perseus then, I wouldn’t have needed to go through that. That’s why I’m telling my story now, to try and help whoev
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Argos Therapeutic Arcelis™ Immunotherapy AGS-003 in Combination With Sunitinib Shows Statistically Significant Correlation of Immune System Response to Overall Survival in Phase 2 Study in Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)
2. Cancer Immunotherapy Expert Joins Pacific Meso Center Research Team
3. UroToday Launches New Prostate Cancer Focused Content Including Immunotherapy for Metastatic Castration-resistant Patients
4. Tuberculosis Immunotherapy Grant for Immunoxel Honibe Honey Lozenges
5. Advanced Cell Diagnostics Initiates Agreement to Study Biomarkers for Cancer Immunotherapy
6. FDA Review in Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer Offers New Insights into Cancer Immunotherapy Product Development & Clinical Evaluation
7. Argos Therapeutics Presents Data Showing Memory T Cell Expansion After Administration of Fully Personalized Immunotherapy Correlates with Overall Survival Benefit in Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
8. Leading Cancer Research Centers Team Up To Launch Biotech Startup Focused On Cancer Immunotherapy
9. Fortis Offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program to Florida Students
10. Gundersen Lutheran Offers Heart Surgery with Less Pain, Faster Recovery
11. UH Case Medical Center Offers New Therapy for Gynecologic Cancer Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2015)... Biofertilizers stimulate microbial activities in soil. These ... through the activities in the soil or in the ... the stress on reducing environmental pollution and on reducing ... and segments the bio fertilizers market with analysis and ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Davis, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) services to the pharmaceutical ... PhD has joined the company in the position of ... 30 years of broad and valuable experience in drug ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 GEA Niro Soavi the ... laboratory homogenizer, the PandaPLUS 2000, which is ideal for ... and cell disruption . This compact laboratory homogenizer ... juices, liquid food, food additives and ingredients as well ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 The laboratory information ... has witnessed a number of technological advancements due to ... requirements, growing need to integrate healthcare systems, and increasing ... challenges in system integration. Key players in the market ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biofertilizers Market Expected to Reach $1,649.7 Million by 2019 - New Report By MarketsandMarkets 2Biofertilizers Market Expected to Reach $1,649.7 Million by 2019 - New Report By MarketsandMarkets 3Biofertilizers Market Expected to Reach $1,649.7 Million by 2019 - New Report By MarketsandMarkets 4Eckert & Ziegler Vitalea Science appoints Mark Seymour, PhD as Director of Science & Technology 2Eckert & Ziegler Vitalea Science appoints Mark Seymour, PhD as Director of Science & Technology 3GEA Niro Soavi Announces the PandaPLUS 2000 Homogenizer for Processing New Applications for Nanoemulsions and Cell Disruption 2Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 16 IR BioSciences,Holdings, Inc. ... to,shareholders from Chairman and CEO Michael K. Wilhelm. ... update to its shareholders on its subsidiary,ImmuneRegen BioSciences, ... disaster preparedness sectors. ImmuneRegen today has also filed ...
... Now Offers Contract Cytotoxic & High-Potent Analytical, ... Formulation ... Pharmatek Laboratories, Inc. today,announced the addition of ... chemistry development services.,Cytotoxic and high-potent services include analytical ...
... Make Two Presentations on the Topic of Drug Repurposing and ... ... Vicus Therapeutics, Inc., an,oncology-focused, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today,that Chief ... will each present at the 234th American Chemical,Society National Meeting ...
Cached Biology Technology:ImmuneRegen BioSciences Files 8-K that Highlights Enclosed Shareholder Letter Discussing Recent Achievements and Outlook 2ImmuneRegen BioSciences Files 8-K that Highlights Enclosed Shareholder Letter Discussing Recent Achievements and Outlook 3ImmuneRegen BioSciences Files 8-K that Highlights Enclosed Shareholder Letter Discussing Recent Achievements and Outlook 4Pharmatek Adds Cytotoxic and High-Potent Drug Development Capabilities to San Diego Laboratory 2Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA 2Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA 3
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... "iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor - Apple/AuthenTec TMDR92 & ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... introduced the fingerprint reading feature with the iPhone 5S. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s6qzt5/samsung_galaxy_s5 ) has announced the ... Button Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor Technology Analysis" report to ... Based on a totally different sensing technology ... time a fingerprint sensor in its product. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 16, 2014 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9zq33j/global_chemical ... Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... One major trend upcoming in this market is the ... sensors help in recording of patient data for quick ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor - Apple/AuthenTec TMDR92 & Sapphire - Technology Report 2Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor Technology Analysis 2Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson, NGK Spark Plugs and Robert Bosch 2
... (ESMO), the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and ... (ESTS) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) are ... on Thoracic Oncology (EMCTO). This meeting will ... of state-of-the-art on the prevention, screening, diagnosis, ...
... have found that examining levels of antiretroviral drugs in ... predicts treatment success. The findings, published in ... that the levels of antiretrovirals found in the hair ... HIV virus circulating in patients, blood. "High levels ...
... data, a new style of journal offers a digest ... on scientists and clinicians. The expert-driven article ... 1000 Medicine, are each launching a journal to complement ... are unlike existing scientific journals as most of their ...
Cached Biology News:European Multidisciplinary Conference on Thoracic Oncology 2European Multidisciplinary Conference on Thoracic Oncology 3Using hair to manage HIV/AIDS and predict treatment success 2Using hair to manage HIV/AIDS and predict treatment success 3World's experts identify the hottest trends in biology and medicine 2
Bethyl Laboratories packages antibodies, conjugates and calibrators to provide quantitative ELISA kits. Each kit contains the following components, sufficient for 1000 single well assays....
... IHC Protocol Development ,Antibody Titer and ... Animal or Human Cells and Tissues ... Tissues ,Peroxidase, Alkaline Phosphatase, Immunogold, and ... Microscopy ,Protein Localization in Transgenic Animals ...
... service involves the optimization of ... titration of the primary antibody, ... reagents (e.g. Alk. Phos., HRP, ... of detection, evaluation by light ...
Request Info...
Biology Products: