Netherlands Cancer Institute

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Oncology & Cancer

Caring for cancer patients in the COVID-19 era

In Nature Medicine, the seven comprehensive cancer centers of Cancer Core Europe (CCE), including the Netherlands Cancer Institute and Cancer Research UK Cambridge center, have shared how they rapidly reorganised their oncological ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immunotherapy prior to surgery is effective in colon cancer

Patients with colon cancer but without distant metastases can benefit from a short course of immunotherapy while waiting for their surgery, as it can cause tumours to shrink substantially or clear up in a very short time. ...

Oncology & Cancer

One-two punch knocks cancer cells out

A classic boxing move, the "one-two punch," could also be effective against cancer: a left jab knocks cancer cells senseless, quickly followed by a right hook that knocks them out altogether. Researchers at the Netherlands ...

Oncology & Cancer

New strategy to tackle 'don't eat me' signal on cancer cells

Myeloid immune cells kill cancer cells by eating them but cancer cells prevent this from happening by giving out a 'do not eat me' signal. Led by immunologists Ton Schumacher (Netherlands Cancer Institute and Oncode) and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Popular immunotherapy target turns out to have a surprising buddy

The majority of current cancer immunotherapies focus on PD-L1. This well studied protein turns out to be controlled by a partner, CMTM6, a previously unexplored molecule that is now suddenly also a potential therapeutic target. ...