Oncology & Cancer

'Tumor avatars' predict patients' response to immunotherapy

Tumor fragments in the lab are able to predict whether the corresponding real-life patients will benefit from immunotherapy. "We've solved a major problem many scientists had been facing: Preserving a tumor's original composition ...

Oncology & Cancer

New cancer findings can give wider access to immunotherapy

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have published new findings in the journal Cancer Discovery showing how pharmacological activation of the protein p53 boosts the immune response against tumours. The results ...

Immunology

Predicting whether bowel cancers will respond to immunotherapy

Scientists from the Francis Crick Institute and King's College London have studied colorectal cancer and found that levels of specific immune cells are the best predictors of whether immunotherapy will be effective in individual ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immunotherapy may be effective for some prostate cancers

In recent years, cancer immunotherapy has been effective in treating patients with immunogenic, or so-called "hot" tumors with increased levels of inflammation and the presence of immune cells in and around the tumors. Prostate ...

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