A tiny, rice-sized device could be the future of cancer fighting…
From Dr. David Eifrig Jr., MD, MBA, editor, Retirement Millionaire:
In my book, The Living Cure, I wrote about groundbreaking cancer treatments that target the immune systems of patients…
Now, according to a recent study in Science Translational Medicine, we’re closer to tailoring treatments to individual patients.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology put a tiny robotic device into the patient’s body. The robot carries minute doses of up to 16 cancer-fighting drugs in separate tubes. Once it attaches to the tumor, the device injects each of the drugs into parts of the cancer tissue. Doctors wait for the drugs to work, then remove the device along with a sample of the tumor.
Using the actual drugs inside a patient’s body mimics what a full dosage might do and how the body would react to a full dose. Doctors see which drug (or drugs) worked the best against your individual tumor cells.
Pinpointing which drug works for each person will greatly improve chemotherapy treatments.
Soon, patients will be able to receive the most effective full-dose drug right from the start, instead of enduring rounds and rounds of different drugs, hoping one finally kills the cancer cells (before the patient).
So far, dog and mouse testing and small test trials in humans with lymphoma have shown positive results. And with more human testing on the way, the future of cancer treatments keeps getting better and better.
Here’s to our health, wealth, and a great retirement,
Dr. David Eifrig
P.S. As I mentioned, my book The Living Cure details the latest advances in a new field of cancer research called “Immunotherapy.” You can learn all about it and pick up a physical copy by clicking here, or simply calling 888-261-2693.