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Immunotherapy is the concept of using the immune system to treat disease, for example, developing a vaccine against cancer. Immunotherapy may also refer to the therapy of diseases caused by the immune system, allergies for example.
Increased expression of DUSP16 molecule leads to cancer chemoresistance

Increased expression of DUSP16 molecule leads to cancer chemoresistance

New computer algorithm helps identify tumors with 'mismatch repair deficiencies'

New computer algorithm helps identify tumors with 'mismatch repair deficiencies'

Low-dose administration of MERS DNA vaccine protects against COVID-19

Low-dose administration of MERS DNA vaccine protects against COVID-19

Study shows how stem cells make specific types of cells

Study shows how stem cells make specific types of cells

Modified immune cells can ruthlessly kill cancerous tumors

Modified immune cells can ruthlessly kill cancerous tumors

Cancer immunotherapy patients experience potentially life-threatening side effects

Cancer immunotherapy patients experience potentially life-threatening side effects

Exercise training may slow tumor growth for females with breast cancer

Exercise training may slow tumor growth for females with breast cancer

A new way to predict positive outcomes of immunotherapy in patients with bladder cancer

A new way to predict positive outcomes of immunotherapy in patients with bladder cancer

High expression of cell death genes linked to increased risk of dying early from lung cancer

High expression of cell death genes linked to increased risk of dying early from lung cancer

Customized tumor cell vaccine produces active immune response in melanoma, neuroblastoma models

Customized tumor cell vaccine produces active immune response in melanoma, neuroblastoma models

Researchers use mathematical modeling to explain CAR T-cell therapy dynamics

Researchers use mathematical modeling to explain CAR T-cell therapy dynamics

Study shows how a subset of T cells is generated in melanoma survivors affected by vitiligo

Study shows how a subset of T cells is generated in melanoma survivors affected by vitiligo

Novel vaccine uses patient's own tumor cells to train the immune system to fight cancer

Novel vaccine uses patient's own tumor cells to train the immune system to fight cancer

Genetically engineered immune cells deliver anticancer signal to organs to prevent metastasis

Genetically engineered immune cells deliver anticancer signal to organs to prevent metastasis

Specific enzyme can delay the growth and spread of neck and head carcinomas

Specific enzyme can delay the growth and spread of neck and head carcinomas

Bacteria residing within tumor cells may boost cancer immunotherapy

Bacteria residing within tumor cells may boost cancer immunotherapy

Low representation of minority groups in genomic databases may impact therapy selection

Low representation of minority groups in genomic databases may impact therapy selection

Study advances CAR T cell therapy targeted at cancer

Study advances CAR T cell therapy targeted at cancer

Study shows beneficial effects of gene therapy can be observed even after several decades

Study shows beneficial effects of gene therapy can be observed even after several decades

Study reveals substantial difference in selection and timing of genetic tests for non-small-cell lung cancer

Study reveals substantial difference in selection and timing of genetic tests for non-small-cell lung cancer