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

Gut microbiome directs the immune system to fight cancer

The advent of immune checkpoint inhibitors—which "release the brakes" of the body's immune system to launch an efficient tumor attack—are a major breakthrough in cancer immunotherapy. However, these treatments don't work ...

Oncology & Cancer

Could viruses take cancer immunotherapy to the next level?

Immunotherapy, which helps the body's immune system attack cancer, has revolutionized treatment for cancers such as melanoma and leukemia. However, many other kinds of cancer remain resistant. A new study led by researchers ...

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