Tag Archives: Immunotherapy

Next-generation immunotherapy offers new hope for beating brain cancer

High-grade glioma is the most aggressive form of brain cancer. Despite improvements in surgical procedures, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy, this type of brain tumour is still notoriously hard to treat: less than 10% of patients survive beyond five years. Researchers from … Continue reading

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Harnessing the power of light to fight cancer

By controlling the actions of immune cells, they could be ‘instructed’ to kill cancerous tumor cells.¬†Immunotherapy is one of the hottest emerging areas of cancer research. After all, using the body’s own cells to fight cancer can be more effective … Continue reading

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Breaking down cancer’s defense mechanisms

A possible new method for treating pancreatic cancer which enables the body’s immune system to attack and kill cancer cells has been developed by researchers. The method uses a drug which breaks down the protective barrier surrounding pancreatic cancer tumours, … Continue reading

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