Author: Kathryn Klein

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More Biomarkers Will Make Cancer Immunotherapy More Effective

More Biomarkers Will Make Cancer Immunotherapy More Effective

Immunotherapy cancer treatments that focus on the cell programmed death (PD) pathway and ligands (L) have given oncologists new options for standard-o [...]
Improving Cancer Outcomes With Individualized Precision Medicine & Combination Therapies

Improving Cancer Outcomes With Individualized Precision Medicine & Combination Therapies

Precision medicine is a relatively new branch of oncology that focuses on treating patients with an individualized, molecularly-matched therapy target [...]
Specialized Antihypertension Drug Found to Enhance Immunotherapy Treatments

Specialized Antihypertension Drug Found to Enhance Immunotherapy Treatments

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently discovered that the combination of an [...]
Tumor Sequencing Map Reveals New Potential Immunotherapy Targets

Tumor Sequencing Map Reveals New Potential Immunotherapy Targets

Immunotherapy as a field for cancer treatment has been rapidly developing in the United States. The therapies that incite the immune system's natural [...]
Study Shows CD40 Combination Therapy Shrinking Pancreatic Tumors

Study Shows CD40 Combination Therapy Shrinking Pancreatic Tumors

A research team from the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania recently led a study that showed a combination of immunotherapy [...]
Fecal Transplants to Improve Efficacy of Checkpoint Inhibitor Drugs

Fecal Transplants to Improve Efficacy of Checkpoint Inhibitor Drugs

Among the several strategies oncologists use to treat cancer, there has never been one quite like the new fecal transplant method, proposed by a few r [...]
A Simple Urine Test Could Evaluate Immunotherapy Success

A Simple Urine Test Could Evaluate Immunotherapy Success

Innovative immunotherapy treatments are one of the newest ways to treat cancer. They have been shown to dramatically affect outcomes and beat the dise [...]
New Study Reveals Exact Cause of Cancer Relapse After Immunotherapy

New Study Reveals Exact Cause of Cancer Relapse After Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is a form of cancer treatment that uses the power of the immune system to fight disease. The innovate protocols have given several patie [...]
Why Melanoma Tumors Need to be “Hot” for Immunotherapy Treatments

Why Melanoma Tumors Need to be “Hot” for Immunotherapy Treatments

  Melanoma tumors are usually classified as either "hot" or "cold." When they're hot, immunotherapy makes the tumors extremely visible to the [...]
How Cancer “Changes Spots” to Evade Immunotherapy

How Cancer “Changes Spots” to Evade Immunotherapy

New immunotherapy treatments have been successful at treating many cancer patients. But one of the main issues with the method is that i [...]
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