We need more answers about immunotherapy for the elderly

June 22, 2018

Source: STATNews.com
Author: Dr. Ankur Parikh
Published: June 22, 2018

Ankur Parikh, DO, Medical Director of Precision Medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), recently authored a commentary in STAT discussing the importance of extending promising cancer treatments to older patients:

“As we age, our immune systems change, presenting us with new challenges. Access to promising, life-extending cancer treatments like immunotherapy should not be among these challenges simply because older patients have not been included in clinical trials.”

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