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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.
Epigenetic therapy can boost the ability of immune killer T-cells to destroy cancer cells

Epigenetic therapy can boost the ability of immune killer T-cells to destroy cancer cells

New hydrogel shrinks tumors in melanoma mice model

New hydrogel shrinks tumors in melanoma mice model

Study identifies how CTLA-4 blockade can disable suppressive immune cells to aid tumor destruction

Study identifies how CTLA-4 blockade can disable suppressive immune cells to aid tumor destruction

Research links blood-clotting protein with CNS B-cell lymphoma growth

Research links blood-clotting protein with CNS B-cell lymphoma growth

Testing for inherited genes can help understand future cancer risk in pediatric patients

Testing for inherited genes can help understand future cancer risk in pediatric patients

Study suggests a way to improve immunotherapy by altering immune cells’ access to sugar

Study suggests a way to improve immunotherapy by altering immune cells’ access to sugar

Gut microbiome alterations help melanoma patients to respond to immunotherapy

Gut microbiome alterations help melanoma patients to respond to immunotherapy

Tumor microenvironment could improve cancer immunotherapy

Tumor microenvironment could improve cancer immunotherapy

New understanding of tumor microenvironment could help enhance immunotherapy

New understanding of tumor microenvironment could help enhance immunotherapy

Inherited genetic variation plays a role in how patients respond to cancer immunotherapy

Inherited genetic variation plays a role in how patients respond to cancer immunotherapy

AI analyzes tissue scans to identify cancer patients at risk of hyperprogressive disease

AI analyzes tissue scans to identify cancer patients at risk of hyperprogressive disease

Fecal microbiota transplant helps cancer patients respond to immunotherapy

Fecal microbiota transplant helps cancer patients respond to immunotherapy

Study provides a causal link between the Alzheimer's risk gene and COVID-19

Study provides a causal link between the Alzheimer's risk gene and COVID-19

Advances in cancer research can expand effectiveness of immunotherapy

Advances in cancer research can expand effectiveness of immunotherapy

Breast cancer-on-a-chip for rapid screening of immunotherapeutic drugs

Breast cancer-on-a-chip for rapid screening of immunotherapeutic drugs

Targeting glycoprotein could improve response to immune checkpoint therapy

Targeting glycoprotein could improve response to immune checkpoint therapy

Changes in mitochondria could cause health problems in Space

Changes in mitochondria could cause health problems in Space

Research shows how breast cancer cells evade immune attacks

Research shows how breast cancer cells evade immune attacks

Genetic changes in tumors could help predict patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

Genetic changes in tumors could help predict patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

New protocol identifies mismatch repair deficiency

New protocol identifies mismatch repair deficiency