Medications

A 'smashing' solution for cancer therapy

Sometimes too much of a good thing is not good at all. Inhibiting the function of the PD-1 protein, which blocks immune function, has shown high therapeutic efficacy in cancer immunotherapy. However, when this function is ...

Oncology & Cancer

Omega-3s could boost immunotherapy's cancer-fighting power

Findings from a new study performed in mice suggest that omega-3 fatty acids could help immunotherapy and other treatments do a better job at fighting cancer. Immunotherapies, which stimulate the body's own immune system ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immunotherapy drug bolsters head and neck cancer treatment

A University of Cincinnati clinical trial that added an immunotherapy drug to standard of care treatment regimens has shown increased survival rates for head and neck cancer patients with intermediate risk features.

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