Stomach Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Stomach Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Stomach cancer – also known as gastric cancer – occurs when cancerous cells form in the lining of your stomach. It is the fourth most common cancer worldwide.

Most patients don’t exhibit any symptoms during the early stages of stomach cancer. Others might mistake their symptoms for a stomach virus.

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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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