A Better Way Forward for Late Stage and Complex Cancers
After decades of research from some of the top cancer institutions in the world, immunotherapies are finally moving
to the forefront to help patients with late stage and complex cancers. Unfortunately, these cancer treatments are not
traditionally available to cancer patients. Treatments such as oncolytic viruses, genetically modified dendritic cell
therapy, natural killer cell therapy, T-cell therapy, and checkpoint inhibitors are all becoming the primary focus of
cancer documentaries and will become standard treatment over the next decade in oncology, but access to these highly
effective treatments is hard to come by. Fortunately, international integrative cancer centers like Envita Medical
Center are utilizing these immunotherapy technologies now.
Envita Medical Centers doesn't make any guarantee of outcomes. Results are not typical and will vary from
person to person and should not be expected.
The validation for these treatments has been in the published studies for some time. In 2013, a medical study using
T-cells and natural killer cells offered life extending/saving responses for cancer patients who had failed other
treatments like chemotherapy. The life extending/saving responses included those suffering from late-stage cancers.
Another study, also in 2013, using CD-19 directed chimeric antigen receptors (CAR)-expressing T-cells (natural killer
cells) showed dramatic results in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia as well as B-cell Lymphoma. The
complete remission rates reported were as high as 90% with children and adults with relapsed B-cell Lymphoma . In
2015, T-vec, the first United States approved oncolytic virus, became available for the treatment of melanoma. T-vec
is a non-pathogenic virus, meaning it only infects and destroys cancer cells without harming normal healthy tissues
. Multiple cancer types beyond melanoma and being studied against T-vec’s effectiveness in combination with smart
immunotherapy drugs . T-vec is only the tip of the iceberg as many new oncolytic viruses are in the pipeline. With
these advanced immunotherapies, the patient’s real-time cancer cell mutations determine the customized treatments.
Over the last 10 years, the doctors at Envita have been developing highly personalized targeted options for patients
that have failed every major cancer hospital in the country. Envita has published several peer reviewed studies on the
subject that has paved the way to developing their customized immunotherapy treatment called IMX. IMX, or immune
modulation treatment, utilizes an exclusive technology and approach to activating the immune system to help fight
cancer. Envita’s scientific research paper, “Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment,” published in the Open Journal of
Medical Microbiology, focuses on the most significant types of immunotherapies currently available around the world.
The research paper, “Autologous Natural Killer Cell/Natural Killer T Cell Immunotherapy of Malignant Diseases,”
focuses on a specific type of immunotherapy called autologous immunotherapy. This type of immunotherapy plays a huge
part in IMX treatment. With IMX, natural killer cells are removed from the patient and multiplied before being
reintroduced back into the body. These trained natural killer cells find and attack the patient’s cancer target and is
what makes all the difference in effective immunotherapy treatment in our clinical opinion. The components offered in
IMX are not all FDA approved for cancer treatment in the United States however; Envita believes that treatment
combinations like IMX will be the future of cancer treatment.
In our opinion, combination-immunotherapies such as IMX allow for a high level of personalization in cancer treatment
in order for patients to experience the maximum potential benefits. For any questions or concerns about immunotherapy
and IMX or anything else in this article, feel free to contact Envita.
Disclaimer: Some of the treatments mentioned (like IMX) in the above article are not all available in the
US and are not FDA approved for the treatment or diagnosis of cancer. Patients should consult with their doctors
before undergoing treatment or altering medical care. Envita Mexico is under Mexican law and jurisdiction and in
no way does Envita make guarantees or claims of any outcomes for this or any treatment. In cancer treatment,
individual results will vary and outcomes should not be expected. The information above is for education purposes
only. Not all patient are candidates for IMX or immunotherapies and should consult their doctors.
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