Personalized cancer treatment edges closer with CRISPR trial success
Researchers have reported on the first ever human trials to use this technology to train the immune system to fight cancer.
Mutation-Blocking Drug With Immunotherapy Shows Promise Against Lung Cancer
In "immune hot" tumors with a high number of active immune cells, the new therapy combination successfully controlled cancer.
Cancer Drug Makes History as Rectal Tumors Vanish in All Trial Participants
All 12 patients had their rectal tumors disappear after treatment with new experimental drug in small-scale study.
New Immunotherapy Treatment Brings Hope to Head and Neck Cancer Patients
A patient on the trial of the immunotherapy drug combination described the "amazing moment" he was told his throat tumor had "disappeared."
New Cancer Treatment Could Be on the Horizon After Accidental Discovery
Experts in the field have hailed the "exciting" discovery but cautioned that it is still at an early stage for cancer immunotherapy research.
Treatment Shows Promise for Treating Aggressive Cancer
Triple-negative breast cancer often affects young women.
Body's Natural Killer Cells Could Attack Cancer
Findings open an exciting new avenue of research that could lead to even more effective immunotherapy treatments.
Vaccine Could Stop Peanut Allergies
One day the allergic among us might know the unbridled joy of a peanut butter cup.
Cancer Vaccine Shows Impressive Results in Early Study
Researchers are looking for 15 people with lymphoma to test the vaccine.
A Cure for HIV Could Be Found in Cancer Drug
A treatment originally intended for HIV is now finding its way back.
Latest Gene Therapy Signals Start of a New Medical Era
But these breakthroughs are not going to come cheap.
Programming Bacteria to Kill Cancer Cells
New immunotherapy research holds promises of treating cancer and providing long-term protection from recurrence.
Herpes Virus Cell Therapy May Halt Skin Cancer
A new treatment uses cells of the cold sore virus as a targeted therapy for melanoma.