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FDA Approval of new Prostate Treatment Shows Promise of Cancer Immunotherapy
Date:4/29/2010

rovenge is part of a new therapeutic class known as active cellular immunotherapies, which uses live human cells from the patient to stimulate and boost the patient’s immune system to attack the cancer cells.

As part of the Society’s mission, iSBTc is dedicated to the translation of these types of new therapies to promote the application and understanding of biological therapy/immunotherapy for cancer treatment. To facilitate the rapid dissemination of information in these areas and to expedite the safe transfer of both basic and applied research to the clinical setting, iSBTc plans to expand and enhance its implementation of programs aimed at educating clinical oncologists and cancer surgeons about the proper timing and use of immunotherapies as they become more readily available.

The International Society of Biological Therapy of Cancer (iSBTc) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization of clinicians, researchers, students, post-doctoral fellows and allied health professionals dedicated to improving cancer treatment outcomes by advancing the development and application of biological therapy/immunotherapy through interaction, innovation, translation and leadership. For more information about the society, please visit www.isbtc.org.

Contact:
Monica Baer, 262-522-9687, mbaer(at)wi(dot)rr(dot)com
Angie Kilbert, 414-271-2456, akilbert(at)isbtc(dot)org

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