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Personalized Cancer Vaccines

By Anna Azvolinsky | April 2, 2015

A dendritic cell vaccine targeting melanoma patients’ tumor-specific mutations can activate a broad range of cancer-fighting T cells. 

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Targeted Brain Cancer Vaccine

By Anna Azvolinsky | June 25, 2014

Mouse study demonstrates the ability of a cancer vaccine targeted against a specific oncogenic mutation to elicit a protective anti-tumor immune response. 

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Opinion: Overcoming Cancer’s Complexities

By David Rubenson, Daniel S. Kapp, and Beverly Mitchell | April 11, 2014

Considering “targeted therapeutics” in the face of intra-patient heterogeneity. 

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Radiation Therapy Damages Neurons

By Chris Palmer | July 16, 2013

Cranial irradiation, a common brain cancer treatment, disrupts neural morphology in mice in ways that resemble damage caused by neurodegenerative conditions.

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Antibody-Drug Combo Approved

By Dan Cossins | February 25, 2013

The FDA approves an antibody-drug conjugate that effectively treats a certain type of advanced breast cancer with fewer side effects than previous drugs.

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Communication helps target tumors

By Jessica P. Johnson | June 20, 2011

Proteins and nanoparticles that talk in order to more efficiently locate and treat tumors could reduce collateral damage to healthy tissues.

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