Cutting off cervical cancer's fuel supply stymies tumors
3 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
Researchers have shown that cervical tumors that don't respond to radiation may be vulnerable to therapies that also attack the cancer's fuel supply.
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Translational research team to test CAR T-cell therapy for pancreatic cancer
3 monthes ago - By Healio
Carl H. June
Stand Up To Cancer, in collaboration with the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, is supporting a new translational research team that will explore how chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy can be applied to pancreatic cancer.
The team is headed by three pioneers in chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy development at The University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine: Carl H. June, MD, the Richard W. Vague professor in immunotherapy and director of the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies; Shelley L. Berger, PhD, the Daniel S. Och
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