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    Cellular therapy hasn’t had much success in fighting solid tumours, partly because it’s been difficult to deliver anti-cancer T cells to the tumours. A strategy developed by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center could help. The team equipped a synthetic scaffold loaded...

  • By Adam Pope. Researchers at the University of Alabama are rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors. Though exercise training at high altitude has been employed by endurance athletes for many years, there is a growing interest in the therapeutic potential of hypoxic exercise...

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    UConn Health is beginning to recruit patients for the world’s first personalised genomics-driven ovarian cancer vaccine clinical trial. The goal: to prevent an often deadly relapse of the disease in women diagnosed at advanced stages. The pioneering injectable vaccine OncoImmunome works by...

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    A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumour growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments. “This is the first study where we put the concept of using malaria proteins for cancer therapy into a direct clinical...

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    Scientists have identified thousands of previously ignored genetic mutations that, although rare, likely contribute to cancer growth. The findings, which could help pave the way to new treatments, are published in PLOS Computational Biology. Cancer arises when genetic mutations in a cell cause...

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Science or Snake Oil: can turmeric really shrink tumours, reduce pain and kill bacteria?

Gunveen Kaur, Deakin University Turmeric is a yellow coloured spice widely used in Indian and South East Asian cuisine. It’s prepared from the root of a plant called...

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Implanted scaffold with T cells rapidly shrinks tumours

Cellular therapy hasn’t had much success in fighting solid tumours, partly because it’s been difficult to deliver anti-cancer T cells to the tumours. A...

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Implanted scaffold with T cells rapidly shrinks tumours

Cellular therapy hasn’t had much success in fighting solid tumours, partly because it’s been difficult to deliver anti-cancer T cells to the tumours. A...

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T cell revival correlates with lung cancer response to PD-1 immunotherapy

In lung cancer patients who were taking immunotherapy drugs targeting the PD-1 pathway, testing for CD8 T cell activation in their blood partially predicted whether...

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Robotic assisted surgery improves QoL compared to open surgery in latest analysis

Quality of life after prostate cancer treatment varies by the type of treatment patients receive, a new study reveals. In the study of 5727 patients, published in BJU...

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Research paves way for improved colorectal cancer test

The type of bacteria in your gut may help diagnose colorectal cancer. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions have identified specific types of...

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Rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors

By Adam Pope. Researchers at the University of Alabama are rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors. Though exercise training at high altitude has...

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Robotic assisted surgery improves QoL compared to open surgery in latest analysis

Quality of life after prostate cancer treatment varies by the type of treatment patients receive, a new study reveals. In the study of 5727 patients, published in BJU...

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Rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors

By Adam Pope. Researchers at the University of Alabama are rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors. Though exercise training at high altitude has...

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Implanted scaffold with T cells rapidly shrinks tumours

Cellular therapy hasn’t had much success in fighting solid tumours, partly because it’s been difficult to deliver anti-cancer T cells to the tumours. A...

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T cell revival correlates with lung cancer response to PD-1 immunotherapy

In lung cancer patients who were taking immunotherapy drugs targeting the PD-1 pathway, testing for CD8 T cell activation in their blood partially predicted whether...

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Preserving fertility in young male cancer patients

Adult men can have their sperm frozen before undergoing radiation or chemotherapy, both of which can render sperm infertile. But boys who haven’t been through...

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