An Answer to Cancer? Using the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Video   Dec 03, 2017 | Original Video by Harvard Medical School

 

Oncologists are turning to a novel form of therapy to combat cancer: retraining or reengineering the immune system to quash tumor growth. In this seminar, hear from Harvard Medical School scientists and clinicians on the latest approaches that use the body’s own defenses to fight cancer.

 
More Information
 
 
 

Recommended Videos

Study Shows HPV-vaccine Against Cervical Cancer is Working

Video

Girls in the first birth cohort to be offered and receive the HPV vaccine showed a lower degree of dysplasia which may eventually lead to cervical cancer than a birth cohort from 1983. This is the conclusion of a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Copenhagen, who have been the first to study the vaccine’s effect on the general population.

WATCH NOW

Targeting Tumors: Challenges of Antibody-Drug Conjugates

Video

More than two dozen ADCs are currently being used in the clinic to treat diseases like Hodgkin's lymphoma and breast cancer, and researchers are developing many more. But it's taken decades to find the right combination of drug, antibody target and linker, and then make sure the right amount of ADC hits the tumor.

WATCH NOW

IMMUNOTHERAPY: The Path to a Cancer Cure

Video

IMMUNOTHERAPY: The Path to a Cancer Cure (For Patients) explains the interplay between the immune system and cancer; mechanisms underlying immune-based agents; and different approaches to cancer immunotherapeutics.

WATCH NOW

 

Comments | 0 ADD COMMENT

Like what you just watched? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Biopharma Cancer Research Immunology & Microbiology

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE

We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy