The Augusta Chronicle: Immunotherapy drugs, radiation helping cancer patient

Julie Cole, a bladder cancer patient being treated at the Georgia Cancer Center, was willing to take a risk when her life depended on it. Cole, along with Dr. Jigarkumar Parikh, decided to add a second immunotherapy drug and radiation to try and kick-start her immune system.

So far, their gamble has paid off. Julie and Dr. Parikh shared their story and why they were willing to take the risk with Tom Corwin at The Augusta Chronicle.

The Augusta Chronicle: Drug combination helps woman in bladder cancer fight

May 31, 2017

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