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Latest Cancer immunology Stories

2012-12-19 11:28:22

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that tumor cells use stress signals to subvert responding immune cells, exploiting them to actually boost conditions beneficial to cancer growth.

2012-09-24 12:36:15

Why do many heavy smokers evade lung cancer while others who have never lit up die of the disease?

2012-05-02 20:54:25

A pioneering approach to imaging breast cancer in mice has revealed new clues about why the human immune system often fails to attack tumors and keep cancer in check.

2012-03-27 08:38:49

Human tumors transplanted into laboratory mice disappeared or shrank when scientists treated the animals with a single antibody.

2012-03-02 05:53:04

Good news! Researchers have discovered a promising new technique that potentially could turn immune system killer T cells into more effective weapons against infections and possibly cancer.

2011-06-08 18:56:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTC.BB: NWBO) today announced that it has made changes and substantially expanded its management team, adding several highly experienced executives. Ms.

2011-06-06 19:34:22

Cancer cells do not grow equally well everywhere in the body.

2011-05-10 15:37:08

Researchers with UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a way to amp up the power of killer T-cells, called CD8 cells, making them more functional for longer periods of time and boosting their ability to multiply and expand within the body to fight melanoma, a new study has found.

2011-04-26 10:14:00

DALLAS, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of Baylor Health Care System (BHCS), has appointed Yong-Jun Liu, M.D., Ph.D., vice president and chief scientific officer (CSO) for BRI and director of the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (BIIR).


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.