Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte Therapy: An Experimental Treatment for Advanced Melanoma

Recent news has emerged on what looks to be a promising therapy for increasing outcomes and survival in patients with advanced stage melanoma: TIL (Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte) Therapy.  Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes are immune cells (made up of both B and T cells) that are found in solid tumors fighting the good fight, but in some patients these fighter cells can get overwhelmed by tumor cells. Enter experimental TIL…

Posted on Jan. 30, 2023 in From Our Perspective

New Year, New You? Important Tips To Consider Before Deciding On Bariatric Surgery

How to plan and prepare for weight loss surgery. It’s that time of year when millions of people make changes to better their health. For many, those changes include bariatric surgery. According to The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), there were 256,000 bariatric—or weight loss—surgeries performed in 2019.   However, potential patients may be unaware that planning and preparing for weight loss surgery can…

Posted on Jan. 16, 2023 in From Our Perspective

Looking Closer at Your Benefits

When you think about benefits offered by your employer, what comes to mind? Health insurance and paid time off? Tax advantages and free memberships? Either way, what’s important is that you take a closer look into these “benefits” so you don’t miss out on saving yourself money and time! Many health plans cover more than trips to your doctor’s office and prescriptions. You may also have…

Posted on Jan. 9, 2023 in From Our Perspective

New Year, New You!

Many of us know what it feels like when we ignore our well-being. Our body or mind eventually forces us to shut down. Have you been skipping the water intake to get through a workout and you get injured? Or have you been working overtime without the rest your body needs and you lash out at someone close to you.? When you are not taking diligent…

Posted on Jan. 3, 2023 in From Our Perspective