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Engineering the immune system to kill cancer cells

In late 2015, former President Jimmy Carter announced that he was free of the metastatic melanoma that had spread to his liver and brain. In addition to surgery and radiation, Carter was treated with an immunotherapy drug, ...

Jun 15, 2016
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Natural killer cells have memory

Researchers at the University of Bonn and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität of Munich have decoded a new mechanism of how the immune system can specifically attack pigmented cells of the skin. It was previously believed ...

Jun 07, 2016
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New cancer vaccine one step closer

A team led by Monash University and the University of Queensland has developed a new approach to harnessing the body's immune system to fight disease that could pave the way for a new class of cancer vaccine.

Jun 02, 2016
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