Can immunotherapy treat breast cancer? For certain patients, the answer is yes.
Two immunotherapy drugs — atezolizumab and pembrolizumab — are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. Both of these are immune checkpoint inhibitors, the most common type of immunotherapy.
To understand how these drugs work, which breast cancer patients are benefiting and...
In January 2020, I noticed a changing spot under my tongue. My family doctor advised that I get it biopsied. The results came back negative.
But soon the spot changed in shape and size, and it became painful to eat and talk. My family doctor told me it was time to seek an opinion at MD Anderson.
My tongue cancer diagnosis and surgery
I had an appointment with head and neck surgeon Dr. Shirley Su the following...