He said you're giving your body that messenger protein in an IV that attacks the cancer all while doing it as an outpatient. You're getting smaller doses of the protein over a longer period of time that makes it more successful, according to Quan.
"At least five out of 100 people will have their melanoma disappear in its entirety," Quan said. "And when that happens it is very rare that the melanoma ever returns."
Quan said when you're fighting melanoma, it's the deadliest and hardest type of skin cancer to treat.
Beye is hoping this will be the end of her battle.
"It's exciting knowing that this is something that's offered," Beye said "It can give other people hope and make a chance to live a normal life."
The treatment is also available for kidney cancer and is always coupled with an entire wellness plan that incorporates diet and lifestyle.
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