En varios centros médicos del sur de Florida se están practicando ensayos clínicos de inmunoterapia, un tratamiento diseñado para estimular las defensas naturales del cuerpo a fin de combatir el cáncer. Según expertos, se hace una extracción del tumor para formular una vacuna del tumor en sí, siendo algo muy específico para los pacientes.
What if the power to fight cancer more effectively was within you? Researchers are trying to harness that superpower, by studying how a patient’s own immune system battles cancer.
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The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Cancer Center has successfully transplanted bone marrow from a mother who is only a half match donor to her young daughter utilizing a technique that requires specialized doses of chemotherapy prior to and after the transplant. Nicklaus Children’s is one of the few pediatric programs to offer the technique.
The Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion, a six-story, state-of-the-art bed tower now houses the hospital's three intensive care units, the neurology-neurosurgery unit and a cardiac intensive care unit, among other enhancements.
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Wells Fargo volunteers renewed a springtime tradition: delivering thousands of Easter baskets to children in hospitals, shelters, and other locations. The memorable day was made possible by Wells Fargo’s nationwide “Hops for Hope” volunteer effort, which delivers baskets to children in hospitals, children’s homes, homeless shelters, and more. The annual event is organized by Cash Vault Services in Wells Fargo’s Payments, Virtual Solutions & Innovation group.
Dozens of special spring breakers from Nicklaus Children's Hospital were treated to a day along Miami Beach on Tuesday with a little help from Miami Beach Fire Department and Ocean Rescue.