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Were ‘crucial contributors’ snubbed in awarding Nobel prize for cancer immunotherapy?

[I]t’s rare that Nobel announcements don’t produce grumblings about who was left out, and this year was no exception. At ...
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Pioneering cancer immunotherapy researchers awarded Nobel Prize in medicine

The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday [Oct. 1, 2018] to cancer researchers James P. Allison and ...
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Cancer quest: Can we drive down the cost of promising immunotherapy treatments?

The so-called fourth pillar of cancer therapy still has a major drawback - high cost that make gold appear cheap ...
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2 young leukemia patients cured with T-cell immunotherapy using genetically engineered donor cells

Gene-edited immune cells cure two British babies with childhood leukemia. But instead of patient-specific cells, doctors used cheaper universal cells ...
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Fighting cancer by shifting the body’s immune system into overdrive

Gene-targeted treatments and immunotherapy offer great promise to cure cancer, but they work in less than half of patients and ...
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It’s not cancer: Removing cancer label from some conditions may greatly improve care

A common thyroid tumor is reclassified as ‘not cancer.’ Will our growing knowledge cancer genetics lead to more reclassifications? ...
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Immune therapy for cancer needs the right gut stuff

A patient’s microbiome influences how well a new class of immune system cancer drugs work ...
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Deeply religious Jimmy Carter embraces cutting edge science in cancer battle

Former President Jimmy Carter is doing what he can to prevent nature from running its malignant course, undergoing immunotherapy, which ...
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