Oncology & Cancer

Research team discovers new target for CAR T cells in solid tumors

Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, or CAR T, has made a big impact on the treatment of certain blood cancers, allowing patients with relapsed/refractory disease to live longer, healthier lives. But in clinical study, ...

Medical research

Regulator of cancer 'stemness' discovered

The protein FOXK2 promotes survival of cancer stem cells in ovarian cancer, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Oncology & Cancer

Study suggests why most smokers don't get lung cancer

Cigarette smoking is overwhelmingly the main cause of lung cancer, yet only a minority of smokers develop the disease. A study led by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and published online today in Nature ...

Medical research

Cancer-fighting viruses soften up their victims before attacking

A research team based at the University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital has developed a virus that infects and kills cancer cells without harming normal cells, while also sending out signals to prepare nearby uninfected ...

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