Cancer Treatment: Research is being done on cancer therapy in India and other countries. Let us tell you that cancer is a deadly disease. The cost of its treatment is very expensive, but let us tell you, there is no guarantee that the patient’s life will be saved after the treatment. A few days ago, an international meeting was held in America regarding the treatment of cancer. During this, doctors at the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York had told from their research that colorectal cancer patients could be cured. In this, immunotherapy drugs will be used on them. He told that its trial was done on its patients and its successful result was also seen.
What is immunotherapy
This is one such treatment to fight cancer, in which cancer patients get a lot of help. Patients can face cancer radicals with this immunotherapy. It also does not produce new cancer cells. This immunotherapy is done every 2 months. Each therapy costs Rs 3 lakh. This is the reason why not everyone is able to cure it. Because of this, the mortality rate in cancer cases is high.
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How was the trial done?
This trial was done at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. In this, a trial was conducted on 76 patients. All the patients were suffering from severe cancer of the throat and head. Oncology Head Doctor Kumar Prabhash said that in this trial, an expenditure of 25 thousand has been spent on each patient, which is 7 times less than other therapy. During the trial, all the patients were well taken care of and good results were also shown.
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what happened the result of the trial
Kumar Prabhash said, the patients who were only undergoing chemotherapy, they were able to survive only 5 to 7 months. But during immunotherapy, the age limit has increased from 10 to 11 months and the cost of treatment has also changed a lot. This has made treatment possible for all cancer patients.
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