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2012-03-19 10:12:38

The utility of a naturally occurring protein given, sometimes to great effect, as a drug to treat advanced cancers is limited by the severe side effects it sometimes causes.

2012-03-07 10:58:28

The first therapeutic cancer vaccine has now been approved by the FDA, and a diverse range of therapeutic cancer vaccines directed against a spectrum of tumor-associated antigens are currently being evaluated in clinical trials.

2012-03-06 12:07:57

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report this month in Cancer Research a universal approach to personalized cancer therapy based on T cells.

2012-03-06 10:41:07

A team of scientists at the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center has identified a novel protein expressed by breast cancer cells – but not normal adult tissues – that could provide a new target for future anti-cancer drugs and treatments.

2012-02-09 10:45:10

DNA sequences from tumor cells can be used to direct the immune system to attack cancer.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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