Clinical Trials

We often hear in the press about clinical trials being conducted in relation to various diseases, medical devices or treatment protocols. What exactly are clinical trials and how can we, as patient advocates, have a participatory role? Breakthrough scientific research can only become integrated into the standard of care if …

Immunotherapy and Breast Cancer

Immunotherapy cancer treatments seem to be causing quite a sensation lately as evidenced by the increasing number of articles reporting seemingly miraculous results, both in the mainstream and scientific press. The concept of stimulating the body’s own defense system to not only eradicate disease, but also to prevent recurrence in …