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2011-04-04 12:00:00

Abstract # 2693 ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented data at the American Association for Cancer Research's 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 showing that when tumor cryoablation - or the freezing of tumor tissue while preserving tumor-associated antigens - is coupled with immune system modulation, the procedures have the potential to initiate or amplify tumor immunity. (Logo:...

2011-03-07 21:28:26

The immune system is capable of recognizing tumor growth, and naturally mounts an anti-cancer defense.

2010-06-15 15:47:07

Combined targeted therapy against the BRAF/MAPK pathway with immunotherapy shows promise as a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of melanoma.

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2010-03-25 14:35:24

EPFL study reveals importance of relation between the lymphatic system and tumors.

2010-03-03 11:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to develop a molecular diagnostic test intended for use as an aid in selecting patients who may benefit from a skin cancer treatment in development by GSK. GSK's MAGE-A3 ASCI (Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic) candidate is currently being evaluated as an adjuvant treatment in melanoma biopsy specimens in the Phase III clinical study...

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2009-11-30 14:17:15

The University of Navarra Hospital has launched a series of clinical trials in order to assess the efficacy of an immunotherapy treatment.

2009-10-29 15:43:05

A specific type of T helper cell awakens the immune system to the stealthy threat of cancer and triggers an attack of killer T cells custom-made to destroy the tumors, scientists from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report in the early online edition of the journal Immunity.

2009-10-21 13:38:50

It was once thought that the two communities of cells within a cancerous breast tumor – fast-growing malignant cells and the normal cells that surround them – existed independently, without interaction.


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