Oncology & Cancer

Telehealth disparity seen in cancer care

(HealthDay)—Black and Hispanic patients with cancer used telehealth less often than White patients during the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, according to a study presented at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium, held virtually ...

Oncology & Cancer

Small change makes cancer vaccine more effective in animal tests

Jefferson researchers developing a cancer vaccine to prevent recurrences of gastric, pancreatic, esophageal and colon cancers have added a component that would make the vaccine more effective. The change makes the vaccine ...

Immunology

How immune cells activate the killer mode

Unraveling a key motif: The T lymphocytes of the immune system work to destroy infected cells or cancer cells. To do so, they have to identify the threat: Molecules perceived as foreign—so-called antigens—bind to the ...

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