With the theme Illumination & Innovation this year’s congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology promises a lot of new developments and insights in the field of cancer. One of the progresses to keep an eye on is immunotherapy. This treatment strategy is rapidly gaining ground and will be discussed in numerous sessions at the 2015 Annual ASCO Meeting. Continue reading
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In advanced melanoma patients who do not benefit from existing therapies, personalised anti-cancer vaccines may help in the future. The first test of individual immunotherapie in three melanoma patients achieved good results. The American scientists measured an increase in number and diversity of cancer-fighting T cells, the publication in Science Express shows. Continue reading
Also this week MedZine brings you the latest medical news on various medical specialisms. In this editorial two striking studies in oncology are highlighted. The first shows how putting the brake on regulatory T cells boosts anti-tumor immunity. The second describes how sugar helps to find and assess prostate cancer. Continue reading