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  • Dr. David Reardon led a study, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting, that found adding an experimental, which enlists the immune system to fight cancer to standard therapy, helped patients with the deadliest type of brain cancer live longer.

Tags: ImmuneSystem, BrainTumors

  • Dr. Pasi A. Janne commented on a new drug that unleashes the body's immune system to attack tumors, which can prolong the lives of people with the most common form of lung cancer.

Tags: ImmuneSystem, LungCancer

  • Dr. David Steensma commented on a drug, called AG-221, which targets a genetic mutation that prevents certain white blood cells from maturing into normal-functioning, infection-fighting cells, leading to acute myeloid leukemia and other blood cancers.

Tags: ImmuneSystem, Immunotherapy

  • Dr. Glenn Dranoff talks about the new era of immune therapies being recognized as an important component of cancer treatment.

Tags: ImmuneSystem

  • Researchers say they are achieving success in curing the genetic defect that causes some children to be born without immune defenses, according to Dr. David Williams from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.

Tags: ImmuneSystem, Genetics

  • Dr. Joyce Liu presented findings at the AACR annual meeting from a study focused on an experimental vaccine aimed at treating women with ovarian cancer.

Tags: ImmuneSystem, OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • At the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting, Dr. Margaret Shipp and Dr. Philippe Armand presented their study that found 87 percent of Hodgkin lymphoma patients who participated in an early-phase immunotherapy clinical trial experienced cancer remission.

Tags: ImmuneSystem, Immunotherapy

  • Dr. David Williams talks about gene therapy in Bubble Boy Syndrome, a rare, immune deficiency disease.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, ImmuneSystem

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