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Anticancer Therapies – News and Features

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Study Sheds Light on Preventing PXR-Associated Drug Resistance

Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital uncovered a route to blocking activity of protein notorious for eliminating drugs, offering a potential boon to cancer therapy.
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Immunotherapy Before and After Surgery Improves Lung Cancer Outcomes

New research indicates immunotherapy given before and after surgery can significantly improve outcomes in non-small lung cancer.
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Midnolin Depletion Shows Promise in Cancer Treatment

By completely or even partially depleting a protein called midnolin in B cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers suppressed leukemia and lymphoma in a mouse model genetically prone to these cancers.
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Blood Vessel Protein Linked to Drug-Resistant Cancer

Researchers clarify the role of an elusive angiocrine factor in the tumor microenvironment and its effect on cancer stem cells. Further research will serve as a stepping stone to effective therapies for drug-resistant cancer.
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Study Finds Opportunities for Personalized Glioblastoma Treatment

Proteogenomic analysis of glioblastoma recurrence has offered potential new therapeutic avenues and opportunities for personalized treatment.
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Older Adults Show Improved Survival With Standard Treatment for Aggressive Blood Cancer

Standard of care treatment for acute myeloid leukemia is safe and effective for adults over 80, reports a new study.
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Vaccine Adjuvant Promotes Strong Anti-Tumor Immunity in Animal Models

They have discovered that a vaccine adjuvant – or “booster” – called C100 promotes potent anti-tumour immunity when it is injected directly into tumours in an animal model.
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Developing a Personalized Vaccine Against Cancerous Brain Tumors

Pairing a personalized dendritic cell vaccine with an immune-boosting compound improves the immune response to malignant gliomas.
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CAR T-Cell Therapy Could Be Adapted for Solid Tumors, Study Finds

CAR T-cell therapy could be adapted to target solid tumors, potentially transforming cancer treatment.
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New Potential Target for Leukemia Therapy Identified

A team of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators discovered that a subset of myeloid and lymphoid leukemias depend on a molecular complex called PI3Kgamma for survival.
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