Immunotherapy & Clinical Trials

From the Show: Managing Cancer
Summary: Immunotherapy (also called biological therapy and biotherapy) uses the body's immune system to fight cancer.
Air Date: 9/8/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Glen Weiss, MD, MBA
weiss-glen-wrmc-tsGlen J. Weiss, MD, MBA serves as the Director of Clinical Research and Phase I&II Clinical Trials at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Western Regional Medical Center. He is board certified in medical oncology, and has completed numerous clinical trials, a few of which have already received FDA approval for certain cancers.
Immunotherapy & Clinical Trials
Immunotherapy has been a popular topic, ranging from its involvement in this year’s Emperor of All Maladies to recent groundbreaking presentations at ASCO.

Dr. Glen Weiss, Director of Clinical Research at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center, explains how immunotherapy can help a silenced immune system and how it can be part of an effective cancer treatment regimen.