Shadia Alam, MD | Authors

Articles

Weight May Affect Toxicity of Immunotherapies

November 26, 2014

Immunotherapy is the only alternative to chemotherapy and radiation for the treatment of advanced-stage tumors and recent research has shown a correlation between weight and the toxicity of these immunotherapies.

Immunotherapy Potential Option in Mesothelioma Treatment

November 26, 2014

In malignancies with limited response rates to existing radiation and/or chemotherapy, immunotherapy is being investigated as a potential adjunct, with promising results, particularly in the treatment of malignant mesothelioma.