Immunotherapy: Every day is a gift

Sept. 20, 2017

Four months after her wedding, an unexplained numbness in her arm revealed Sandy had breast cancer. Six months after treatment, it returned as both breast cancer and lung cancer. When it comes to metastatic cancer, doctors never speak of cures. And they definitely don’t talk about miracles. It’s hard to characterize exactly what happened to Sandy. But her doctor says it’s nothing short of remarkable. In combination with the chemo, Sandy received an immunotherapy drug . The cancer has not come back. To read Sandy’s story, click here.

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UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. With 24,000 employees, UCHealth includes 12 acute-care full-service hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.