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Cancer Immunology – News and Features

A selection of diabetes monitoring and treatment neccessities.
News

Siblings' Rare Genetic Mutation Offers Clues for Type 1 Diabetes Therapy

Two siblings who have the only known mutations in a key gene anywhere in the world have helped scientists gain new insights that could help progress the search for new treatments in type 1 diabetes.
Cancer cells.
News

Study Uncovers Potential Immunotherapy Approach for Rare Eye Cancer

New research explains why metastatic uveal melanoma is resistant to conventional immunotherapies and how adoptive therapy can successfully treat this rare and aggressive cancer.
Cancer cells.
News

Immunotherapy After Kidney Cancer Surgery Improves Overall Survival

For the first time in fifty years, results from a phase 3 randomized, placebo-controlled trial have shown an overall survival benefit from an adjuvant therapy in patients with kidney cancer.
Cancer cells.
News

Study Finds Antibiotics Helps Immune Cells Identify Cancer Cells

Researchers have discovered that tetracycline antibiotics help the immune system to find cancer cells in a way that is different from current immunotherapies.
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News

Metformin Activates Immune Defenses Against Breast Cancer

A study has shown that metformin, a type 2 diabetes drug, may help the immune system to better identify cancer cells and boost the immune response against them.
Cancer cells.
News

Lung Cancer Study Reveals Four Microenvironment Subtypes Linked to Disease Progression

Examining the immune cells in the environment around a tumour could help to predict how a person’s cancer might progress and respond to treatment, according to new research led by UCL and the Francis Crick Institute.
Protein structure.
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Protein That Controls CAR T-Cell Longevity Identified

In a new study, researchers have found that a protein called FOXO1 improves the survival and function of CAR T cells, which may lead to more effective CAR T cell therapies and could potentially expand its use in difficult-to-treat cancers.
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Industry Insight

Harnessing the Therapeutic Potential of Circular RNA

In this interview, Erik Digman Wiklund tells us about the discovery of circRNA and discusses some of the challenges of harnessing its full potential for therapeutic interventions.
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News

Potential Therapy Identified for Gene Mutation Associated With Increased Viral Infection Susceptibility

A gene mutation associated with a rare neurological disorder and increased susceptibility to viral infections may be treatable with oleic acid.
Cancer cells.
News

Diversity of Bacteria in Cancer Metastases

Researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute have compiled a detailed catalog of bacteria living in cancer metastases. They shed light on the diversity of these co-inhabitants and how they might interact with cancer cells and their surroundings.
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