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West Veteran, Marathoner Describes Mentality During Immunotherapy Treatment for Melanoma

Publication: Waco Tribune-Herald
David Mocio was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic melanoma in 2015 and receives immunotherapy every 28 days. David spoke with the Waco Tribune-Herald saying he credits the treatment with saving his life, and studies have shown immunotherapy to be more effective than chemotherapy or radiation therapy against melanoma. Dr. Carlos Encarnacion, Texas Oncology-Hamilton and Horizon Circle shared with the outlet that immunotherapy is one of the biggest advancements in oncology in recent years, and the number of patients treated with immunotherapy has grown exponentially in the past decade.

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