Immunity vs Cancer: How Can Steroids Help In Therapy?
Cancer Immunity Immunotherapy

Immunity vs Cancer: How Can Steroids Help In Therapy?

Dr. Talia Henkle
Dr. Talia Henkle

In 10 seconds? In this Immunity vs Cancer digest, we break down cancer inflammation and how steroids are used in cancer treatment.

What’s the story? The role of steroids as a cancer treatment has surfaced in the news recently. Some sources have speculated that Russian President Vladimir Putin may be undergoing steroid treatment for cancer due to his bloated appearance in some recent photos and how this might have impacted his cognitive abilities. While those sources are based on pure conjecture (not something we are fans of), Sparrow is here to help you with the facts. In the next post of our Immunity vs Cancer series, we will tackle the scientific questions here: What exactly are steroids and how are they used in cancer treatment?

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