Oncology & Cancer

Scientists harness 'helper' T cells to treat tumors

Scientists are on the hunt for a unique set of mutations, called "neoantigens," that let the immune system distinguish tumor cells from normal cells. Their goal is to help the immune system react to neoantigens and target ...


The key to preventing HIV progression may lie in the gut

Restoring and improving gut health may be key to slowing HIV progression to AIDS, according to a new study by University of Pittsburgh infectious diseases scientists published today in the journal JCI Insight.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover a new mechanism of cancer immune defense

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg has gained new insights into how inflammatory mediators of pathogen defense can remotely drive cancer cells into death—an important ...

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