Oncology & Cancer

Glowing dye may aid in eliminating cancer

"Clean margins" are a goal of cancer excision surgery. If even a small piece of cancerous tissue is left behind, it increases the likelihood of a local recurrence and spread of the disease, possibly reducing overall survival ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immune cells hampered when fighting soft tissue and bone sarcomas

Aggregates of immune cells known as tertiary lymphoid structures (TLSs), seen here within a tumor of the soft tissues known as a rhabdomyosarcoma, are major players in the immune system's fight against cancer. Johns Hopkins ...

Oncology & Cancer

Genes that predispose to cancer by impairing the immune system

The idea that the immune system 'monitors and prevents' the development of cancer, which is called 'cancer immune vigilance," was initially proposed at the beginning of the last century. Since then, epidemiological studies ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study is first to identify potential therapeutic targets for COVID-19

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University are the first in the world to profile the body's immune response to COVID-19. By studying blood samples from critically ill patients at London Health Sciences ...

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