Theodoros Teknos, MD

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Using the Body’s Immune System To Fight Cancer

Immunotherapy is a new, groundbreaking approach to treating cancer that harnesses the body’s own natural defenses to fight tumors.

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What Cancer Patients Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Whether you should get vaccinated depend on many factors, such as the type of vaccine, the type of cancer you have or have had, if you are in active treatment or if your immune system is working properly.

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Biological Factors May Play Role in Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes

A recent study from UH Seidman Cancer Center suggests biological differences in tumors could be driving differences in outcomes.

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Your Doctor Finds Polyps During a Colonoscopy: What It Means

What if your doctor finds polyps during your colonoscopy? It doesn’t necessarily mean cancer.

UH Seidman Cancer Center President Ted Teknos, MD

The Challenge of COVID-19 for Cancer Patients With Weakened Immune Systems

Oncologists and other cancer health care providers are taking steps to ensure that cancer patients, who are vulnerable because of their weakened immune systems, are safe.

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