Again, new study results from immunotherapy based treatment strategies have been published and are promising. First-line treatment combining atezolizumab (Tecentriq) and chemotherapy (carboplatin and etoposide) in patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer increased survival compared to chemotherapy alone.
Encouraging news for patients with triple negative breast cancer from a phase III immunotherapy study (IMpassion 130). „The combination of atezolizumab (Tecentriq) plus nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane) as first-line treatment significantly reduced the risk of disease worsening or death in patients with metastatic or unresectable locally advanced triple-negative breast cancer“.
IMpassion130: Atezolizumab Plus Nab-Paclitaxel in Metastatic or Locally Advanced Triple-Negative Breast Cancer – The ASCO Post
The phase III IMpassion130 study has met its co-primary endpoint of progression-free survival (PFS). Results demonstrated that the combination of atezolizumab (Tecentriq) plus nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane) as first-line treatment significantly reduced the risk of disease worsening or death in patients with metastatic or unresectable locally advanced triple-negative breast cancer. Overall survival (OS) is encouraging…
Glioblastoma Multiforme accounts for 52% of all brain tumors and has a very poor prognosis. „The current standard of care (SOC) of GBM involves surgery followed by adjuvant fractionated radiotherapy and chemotherapy. However, little progress has been made in extending overall survival, progression-free survival, and quality of life.“ Read here about the combination of radiotherapy and immunotherapy in the treatment of GBM and the „exciting potential for harnessing the immune modulatory effects or radiation through combinatorial strategies designed to enhance clinical outcome.“
Welcome to the Hallwang Clinic in the heart of the black forest Nature Park. Here medical treatment goes hand in hand with unspoiled nature and a health-promoting ambience.
Integrated cancer therapy
The Hallwang Clinic is one of the leading establishments in integrated cancer therapy. Working with state-of-the-art technology, we are able to identify early signs of disease, and deliver targeted treatment. In addition, we have a broad range of experience in hematology, oncology, internal medicine and preventive medicine.
Once we have established a person’s individual genetic profile, we can proceed to a targeted treatment. Based on various tests, we design an individual treatment strategy including targeted antibodies, vaccination-strategies, chemotherapy and natural substances.
Relationship based on trust
We at the Hallwang Clinic think that a relationship based on trust between doctor and patient is essential. It is created by personal discussion and careful clarification of Information.
The Hallwang Clinic offers 16 spacious single and twin bed rooms, with modern furnishings, some with balcony and a wonderful view of the enchanting natural surroundings. There is a generously dimensioned suite available on the top floor. All rooms and the suite are pleasantly light and airy, and all have large bathrooms. Each room has flat-screen tv, telephone and wi-fi connection. You are welcome to use our fitness room and physiotherapy department at any time at the Hallwang Clinic.
In order to achieve the best possible outcomes, we at the Hallwang Clinic are here to devise and implement an individual therapy plan for you. Treatment is carried out by a multidisciplinary team in cooperation with highly specialized doctors in human genetics, with immunologists, oncologists, radiologists, and dieticians/nutritionists. This treatment plan is supplemented by psychotherapeutic support and in-house physiotherapy.
At the Hallwang Clinic, a professional team of nurses looks after you throughout your treatment. They act as your contact for anything you need, and create an atmosphere where you feel completely comfortable, and totally confident that you are in good hands. All our staff is dedicated to making your stay with us as pleasant as possible at the Hallwang Clinic.
Fresh and healthy food
We at the Hallwang Clinic attach great importance to a lovingly care in pleasant surroundings. A healthy lifestyle is very important. We take pride in our fresh and healthy food. To the greatest possible extent, we use produce that is sourced locally, which is lovingly prepared in our modern kitchens, always giving maximum consideration to nutritional values. And we don‘t not forget that we eat with our eyes, too. Meals are served in pleasant surroundings.
The Hallwang Clinic is a place of wellbeing. All year round, there is always something new to experience and discover.