Cardiology

Arthritis drug may treat immunotherapy-related heart complication

A drug typically prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis may also be effective in treating a rare but potentially deadly heart complication some cancer patients experience after taking immunotherapies, according to a study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy tied to cardiac event risk

(HealthDay)—Immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) treatment is associated with increased cardiac events among patients with lung cancer and malignant melanoma, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in the European Heart ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer specialist demonstrates safety of novel agent

A novel therapy designed to help stimulate the body's immune system response against cancer appears to be safe to use as alone or in combination with immune checkpoint inhibitors, according to an early phase clinical trial ...

Oncology & Cancer

Giving the immune system a double boost against cancer

Cancer immunotherapies, which empower patients' immune systems to eliminate tumors, are revolutionizing cancer treatment. Many patients respond well to these treatments, sometimes experiencing long-lasting remissions. But ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists find one-two punch for preclinical cancer models

A one-two punch of changing gene expression, then deploying immune checkpoint inhibitors, shows promise in battling one of the most treatment-resistant types of cancer in preclinical models, according to a new publication ...

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