Is the vaccine method used in the treatment of lung cancer a miracle?
Is Vaccine Treatment in Lung Cancer a Miracle? Experts gave important information in a special interview held at Liv Hospital under the title of. Lung cancer treatment Talking about the newest treatment methods used today, the experts especially touched on the vaccine treatment and multidisciplinary approach. In the talk, Liv Hospital Chest Diseases Specialist Prof. Dr. Ferah Ece, Johns Hopkins University Chest Diseases Specialist Prof. Dr. Rex Yung, National University of Singapore Respiratory and Intensive Care Specialist Prof. Dr. While Pyng Lee gave information about the latest developments and treatment methods in lung cancer in the world and in our country, they emphasized the importance of a multidisciplinary approach.
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Deciding on treatment with a multidisciplinary team
Stating that the risk of developing lung cancer and even the word lung cancer bother people, Johns Hopkins University Chest Diseases Specialist Prof. Dr. Rex Yung gave the following information: “We now have very advanced and personalized treatment methods for lung cancer. The results of these treatments are also very successful and positive. Two things are very important in lung cancer. The first is how we can protect you from this risk and how we can reduce the existing risk. The other is how we can increase compliance in the treatment process after diagnosis.
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Smoking is the most important cause of lung cancer. Quitting smoking also means reducing the risk considerably. If you have been diagnosed with lung cancer, you should definitely apply to a center that works as a team and has a multidisciplinary approach. Because lung cancer should be treated with a multidisciplinary approach. Many disciplines and areas of expertise should coexist. The treatment should be decided by the team, not the individual.”
Quitting smoking is a must!
Saying that smoking is the most important risk factor in lung cancer, National Singapore University Respiratory and Intensive Care Specialist Prof. Dr. “Those who have smoked more than 1 pack a day for more than 30 years are at greater risk,” Pyng Lee said. Especially asbestos exposure and previous tuberculosis infection, traces of this infection are very dangerous and risky conditions for lung cancer.
Tissue diagnosis with biopsy determines the treatment method
In the treatment of lung cancer, Liv Hospital Chest Diseases Specialist Prof. Dr. Ferah Ece gave the following information: “The treatment is planned according to this result. It can predict in advance how much the patient will or will not benefit from which treatment. Immuno-oncology is the treatment of lung cancer using the body’s own defense mechanism.
The cancer cell comes from within the person. Since it is its own cell and secretes some molecules that suppress the immune system, especially in the cell membrane, the immune system cannot overcome it. However, our immune system must identify these cells as foreign cells and fight and destroy them. The aim of immunotherapy is to strengthen the immune system. Making them attack and destroy tumor cells”