Oncology & Cancer

'Cancer-cooling' protein puts bowel cancer on ice

A protein in the immune system can be manipulated to help overcome bowel cancer, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU). The research is published in Science Advances.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How long does immunity last after a COVID infection?

Nearly four years into the pandemic, Australia, like many other countries, is still seeing large numbers of COVID cases. Some 860,221 infections were recorded around the country in 2023, while 30,283 cases have already been ...


Bioengineered approach shows promise in ulcerative colitis

By taking advantage of mechanisms that allow cancer cells to evade immune attack, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have developed a new strategy in animal models that has potential for treating ulcerative colitis. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers uncover on/off switch for breast cancer metastasis

Despite their promise, immunotherapies fail to treat many cancers, including over 80% of some of the most advanced breast cancers. And many of those patients who do respond still experience metastases eventually. New research ...

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