Common Illnesses

How Successful is Immunotherapy
Really over the last 10 years learned how immunotherapy works by giving single agent drugs and they have been successful in a variety of different cancers really from lung, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, melanoma and others many more. What we now learn is that actually we adding more drugs through...
What are The Side Effects of Immunotherapy
Immunotherapy side effects can be broad and effectively described in a way that if you get side effects, you have effectively immune-- autoimmune disease where your own body attacks, your own t-cells attacking healthy tissue not only the cancer, and this is really important to discuss with your clinical...
How Does Immunotherapy Work
Immunotherapy as opposed to chemotherapy or targeted therapy works in a way that the drug we're administering to patients, the immunotherapy manipulates in a way your own immune system to recognise cancer cells and therefore fight the cancer cells. This is different to the classical chemotherapy you may have heard...
Immunotherapy Clinical Trials for Cancer Patients
Clinical trials are very important in developing new drugs for cancer patients. We at Sarah Cannon offer clinical trials to our patients to really enhance the outcome and to improve survival response rates and have patients a better quality of life with the new types of drugs we're testing. Drugs...
What is diverticulitis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment More
I think the important thing is to understand there's diverticulosis, which are the presence of little sack like protrusions in the bowel, in the large intestine, and if they get inflamed, this is then called diverticulitis. If you have diverticulosis, which about 50% of those over the age of...
When should you be screened for gastrointestinal cancer
The gut cancers are quite high on the incidence list. It's actually quite prevalent. If we talk about bowel cancer, it's the second biggest killer in the UK. And this really is a preventable disease. Bowel cancer tends to grow from very small polyps over a long period of...
How is painful bladder syndrome diagnosed and treated
Painful bladder syndrome is the pain or discomfort in the bladder or in the lower abdomen that gets worse or better with filling the bladder or emptying the bladder. It is quite common. You can have frequency with it. You can have urgency with it. It gets-- the pain and...
Treating stress and urge incontinence from home
There is a lot you can do at home to treat your stress incontinence and/or urge incontinence. For stress incontinence, the first and the most important thing that you can do is look into your weight. If your weight is high or i.e, if you're overweight, you need to reduce...
Chest deformation – effects of chest deformation on the heart
Pectus excavatum is an anomaly of the anterior chest wall where the front chest bone which is called the sternum, it's sunken inside. This is a relatively common anomaly in the general population which sometimes can appear during early childhood and become more important later on in life. Pectus excavatum...
What causes congenital heart disease
Congenital heart disease is a large group of defects in the way the heart develops in the foetus when they are in the mother's womb. One child roughly in 100 is affected by congenital heart disease at birth. The causes of congenital heart disease can be multiple. In some families, there...
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How Successful is Immunotherapy

How Successful is Immunotherapy?

Really over the last 10 years learned how immunotherapy works by giving single agent drugs and they have been successful in a variety of...
What are The Side Effects of Immunotherapy

What are The Side Effects of Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy side effects can be broad and effectively described in a way that if you get side effects, you have effectively immune-- autoimmune disease...
How Does Immunotherapy Work

How Does Immunotherapy Work?

Immunotherapy as opposed to chemotherapy or targeted therapy works in a way that the drug we're administering to patients, the immunotherapy manipulates in a...
Immunotherapy Clinical Trials for Cancer Patients

Immunotherapy Clinical Trials for Cancer Patients

Clinical trials are very important in developing new drugs for cancer patients. We at Sarah Cannon offer clinical trials to our patients to really...
What is diverticulitis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment More

What is diverticulitis? Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More

I think the important thing is to understand there's diverticulosis, which are the presence of little sack like protrusions in the bowel, in the...