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Personalized Cancer Vaccines
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 2, 2015
A dendritic cell vaccine targeting melanoma patients’ tumor-specific mutations can activate a broad range of cancer-fighting T cells.
Targeted Brain Cancer Vaccine
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 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.
Opinion: Overcoming Cancer’s Complexities
Daniel S. Kapp, David Rubenson, Beverly Mitchell | Apr 11, 2014
Considering “targeted therapeutics” in the face of intra-patient heterogeneity.
Radiation Therapy Damages Neurons
Chris Palmer | Jul 16, 2013
Cranial irradiation, a common brain cancer treatment, disrupts neural morphology in mice in ways that resemble damage caused by neurodegenerative conditions.
Antibody-Drug Combo Approved
Dan Cossins | Feb 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.
Communication helps target tumors
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 20, 2011
Proteins and nanoparticles that talk in order to more efficiently locate and treat tumors could reduce collateral damage to healthy tissues.