second opinion
Immunotherapy In Cancer Treatment

Despite his initial prognosis of six to eight months to live, Ronald Eckert, MD, is thriving after undergoing a new immunotherapy treatment for stage 4 melanoma. Four years after the treatment, he feels he is cured and shares his story. Medical experts discuss the groundbreaking immunotherapy research and treatments being discovered each day in the area of cancers-treatments that will change the way we look at cancer.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 1404

About Second Opinion:

Fast-paced and provocative, SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way.

The long-running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about complex health issues and life-changing medical decisions.

Host Dr.

Peter Salgo, who maintains a full-time practice at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, presents intriguing, real-life medical cases to professionals representing a variety of specialties.

As the experts grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options, viewers gain an understanding of doctors' decision-making process.

This season, topics include: psoriasis, chronic pain management, medical radiation, pituitary gland tumor, living with Alzheimer's, pneumonia, autism and more.

Future Broadcast times for "Second Opinion": (show all)

Thu, Aug 18 1:30 P.M. Caregiving Through Alzheimer's Disease     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 20 6:00 A.M. Alcoholism     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 20 11:30 A.M. Alcoholism     NH WORLD
Thu, Aug 25 1:30 P.M. Alcoholism     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 27 6:00 A.M. Corneal Transplant     NH WORLD
Sat, Aug 27 11:30 A.M. Corneal Transplant     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 1 1:30 P.M. Corneal Transplant     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 3 6:00 A.M. Bladder Cancer     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 3 11:30 A.M. Bladder Cancer     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 8 1:30 P.M. Bladder Cancer     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 10 6:00 A.M. Childhood Vaccines     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 10 11:30 A.M. Childhood Vaccines     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 15 1:30 P.M. Childhood Vaccines     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 17 6:00 A.M. Millennial Health     NH WORLD
Sat, Sep 17 11:30 A.M. Millennial Health     NH WORLD
Thu, Sep 22 1:30 P.M. Millennial Health     NH WORLD

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