Oncology & Cancer

Scientists prevent 'exhaustion' in cancer-fighting T cells

When faced with a formidable foe for months on end, the immune system's T cells begin to tire. Whether fighting a cancer or a chronic infection, they become less effective over time, a phenomenon dubbed "T cell exhaustion" ...

Medications

Researchers discover new leukemia-killing compounds

Researchers from Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered potential new drugs that work in concert with other drugs to deliver a deadly one-two punch to leukemia.

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