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Once inside a tumor, our immune cells become traitors

New research has found a subset of our immune cells (called regulatory T cells) that are highly abundant in the tumor microenvironment and are particularly good at suppressing the anticancer immune response. In two independent ...

Nov 15, 2016
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Mechanism of an effective MEK inhibitor identified

Understanding the effects of certain targeted therapies on antitumor immunity is necessary to design combined interventions for more effective cancer treatment. In the past, data have shown that trametinib, an FDA-approved ...

Nov 01, 2016
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Estrogen signaling impacted immune response in cancer

While the role of estrogen signaling in tumor development is well understood in breast and ovarian cancer, its role in anti-tumor immunity has not been extensively studied. However, new research from The Wistar Institute ...

Oct 17, 2016
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Aging impacts therapeutic response of melanoma cells

Cancer risk increases with one's age as accumulated damage to our cells and chronic inflammation occur over time. Now, an international team of scientists led by The Wistar Institute have shown that aged tumor cells in melanoma ...

Apr 04, 2016
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New direction urged to improve cancer nanotechnology

Researchers involved in a national effort to develop cancer treatments that harness nanotechnology are recommending pivotal changes in the field because experiments with laboratory animals and efforts based on current assumptions ...

Mar 02, 2016
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