Oncology & Cancer

Research team identifies a new way to treat prostate cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates there are nearly 300,000 new cases of prostate cancer every year in the U.S., and approximately one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Prostate cancer ...

Oncology & Cancer

Strengthening CAR-T therapy to work against solid tumors

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute-designated Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center (MECCC) have shown that a breakthrough therapy for treating blood cancers can be adapted to treat solid tumors—an advance ...

Oncology & Cancer

Turning a tumor's 'shield' into a weapon against itself

Tumor cells are "cunning," according to Peter Yingxiao Wang. They have a nefarious way of evading the human immune responses that fight back against these cancerous invaders. Tumor cells express programmed death-ligand 1 ...

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