Category Archives: Immune Therapy

Cryo Immuno Therapy Part 3

Part 3 of the lecture about Cryo Immune Therapy given by Dr. Israel  Barken from the Prostate Research and Education Foundation.  Dr. Barken describes Cryo immunotherapy. The reasons why there are no consistent immune response after cryoablation are discussed.  Suggestions for … Continue reading

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Cryo Immunotherapy Part 1

Dr. Barken presents the history of cryoablation and the new developments in the field of immunology which will create enhancement of the Immune effect on metastatic disease in response to cryoablation of local tumor.

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Cryoablation Immuno Therapy

Clinical Study Phase I Cryoimmunotherapy against Metastatic prostate Cancer Disease. Dr. Israel Barken, the Medical Director of the Prostate Cancer Research and Education, presents a clinical study phase I, featuring cryosurgery plus immuno-Modulator – Cyclophosphamide and Anti CTLA 4 Antibodies- … Continue reading

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Combining active immunotherapy and immune checkpoint inhibitors in prostate cancer

Phase I study approach of priming the immune system with Prostvac vaccination, intensified immunotherapy with Ipilimumab to further enhance the immune response.  This was presented by Hapreet Singh M.D. from the National Cancer Institute. Genentech video explaining the “Security Checkpoint System” … Continue reading

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Prostvac Vaccination for Localized Prostate Cancer Disease

Prostvac in Preventing Disease Progression in Patients with Localized Cancer Undergoing Active Surveillance. What is unique about  this vaccine study , is the fact that it is given to patients with localized disease.  Practically, the patient gets a series of vaccination … Continue reading

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Phase III Prostvac Clinical Study

Immune Therapy is an important tool for advanced prostate cancer disease, especially in older patients for whom chemotherapy is excluded because of other serious medical problems. Dr. Barken presents the Prostvac Clinical Study Phase III with a video clip featuring … Continue reading

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New Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy- Prostvac

Dr. Barken introduces the New Prostate Cancer Immune Therapy for earlier stages of Prostate Cancer.  Please watch the video below and see what  he learned at the National Cancer Institute recent conference mentioned above. Dr. James Gulley explains the Prostvac … Continue reading

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