Immunotherapy cures colon cancer before surgery

R.I. Madrid Updated:04/06/2020 17: 01h save Related news Colon cancer patients, in whom the cancer has not metastasized, that is, has not affected other organs, may benefit from a short course of immunotherapy waiting for surgery. According to a study published today in Nature Medicine, the immunotherapy makes you tumoreI know reduce or disappear in […]

Gasdermina E, the gene that ‘heats’ tumors so that the immune system destroys them

R. I. Madrid Updated:03/11/2020 17: 17h save Related news Many tumors have discovered different ways to prevent the immune system from attacking and killing them. The advent of immunotherapy has allowed many cancers to no longer be prevented and end up dying. The main focus of immunotherapies uses checkpoint inhibitors, drugs that help the immune […]

Immunotherapy reaches Alzheimer’s

S.Mencía Madrid Updated:03/10/2020 14: 42h save Related news A team of researchers from German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases of the Ludwig-Maximilians University (Germany) and Denali Therapeutics (USA) have developed an innovative approach to stimulate brain immune cells in such a way that it could possibly provide better protection against Alzheimer’s disease. His work, published in […]

They reuse a scorpion vein toxin in CAR T therapy for cancer

R.I. Madrid Updated:03/04/2020 20: 00h save Related news US researchers have developed and tested the first cell therapy T (CAR-T) using chlorotoxin (CLTX), a compound that is present in the scorpion venom, to direct the T cells towards brain tumor cells. The first data is published today in «Science Translational Medicine», and their authors ensure […]

Combination of effective immunotherapy drugs for patients with fast growing neuroendocrine tumors

Many patients with rare and rapidly growing neuroendocrine tumors respond well to a common combination of immunotherapy drugs, according to DART’s first peer-reviewed publication, short for Dual Anti-CTLA-4 and Anti-PD-1 Blockade in Rare Tumors, one unique clinical study on rare cancer. DART offers the combination of ipilimumab and nivolumab immunotherapy to patients with 53 rare […]

white blood cells to our rescue

Reprogrammed with specific drugs, our immune system acquires the ability to destroy certain cancer cells with great efficiency. A recent track, as promising as it is vast to explore. The first modern immunotherapy drugs were introduced to the market four to five years ago. Here, a biopharmaceutical company, in Marseille, developing immunotherapy drugs. © Jean-Marie […]