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CAR T-Cell Therapy Showing Promise

Did you know that a person’s own immune system can be harnessed to treat cancer? Thanks to recent advancements in cancer research, immunotherapy is being called the “fifth pillar” of cancer treatment, joining chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery and targeted therapies.

The most advanced immunotherapy treatment is called CAR T-cell therapy, which is a type of immunotherapy known as adoptive cell transfer immunotherapy.

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Dr. Charles Reninger, III, M.D.

Dr. Reninger co-authors article published in cancer medical journal

Hematology and Oncology Consultants of Pennsylvania is pleased recognize Dr. Charles Reninger for co-authoring an article published in the May 2018 edition of the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Care Network®.

Dr. Reninger and colleagues from the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD, studied tumor DNA sequencing as a means to identify gene changes that can help determine targeted approaches to cancer therapy.

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Tips to Prepare for Your Doctor Visit

Tips to Prepare for Your Doctor Visit

At Hematology and Oncology Consultants of Pennsylvania, we are not only focused on providing you with the very best care – we are also focused on making your visits with us as easy for you as possible.

You can help by bringing the following to every appointment:

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