A mesothelioma clinical trial is underway in San Diego using Keytruda and vaccines selected by researchers based on a patient’s DNA
A mesothelioma clinical trial is underway in San Diego, reports Asbestos.com.
Doctors are using Keytruda and vaccines tailored to patients, reports the website.
The vaccines are chosen by researchers using DNA test results.
Mesothelioma clinical trials in various countries
Mesothelioma.com reports about Keytruda clinical trials in various countries.
Researchers in six countries and 13 sites ran Keytruda clinical trials in one test.
Keytruda is also known as pembrolizumab.
The drug works with a patient’s immune system to fight cancer cells, reports Mesothelioma.com.
Check with your doctor if there is a mesothelioma treatment option that is near you
The government’s National Cancer Institute has clinical trial updates.
Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are for mesothelioma treatment. All trials on the list are supported by NCI.https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/disease/mesothelioma/treatment
NCI’s basic information about clinical trials explains the types and phases of trials and how they are carried out. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. You may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Talk to your doctor for help in deciding if one is right for you.https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/disease/mesothelioma/treatment
I am not a doctor. You should seek out medical care by a qualified doctor if you have any life-threatening illness.
If you are interested in a medical clinical trial, please check with your doctor to see if it is something that is appropriate for your situation.
Please check with your doctor for medical advice and feel free to seek out second opinions to be fully informed about your condition and options available for your treatment.
This mesothelioma information is provided for education and entertainment.
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