What’s New in Cancer Immunotherapy?

…of Immunotherapy? Immunotherapy and Lung Cancer: Exploring the Latest Research What Is Cancer Immunotherapy? Overall, the drugs currently work in about 20 to 30 percent of patients – a number…

What’s New in Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors?

…defenses. Learn More: Who Should Be Treated with Immunotherapy? Cancer Immunotherapy: Taking Aim with Neoantigens “Patients with brain tumors who benefit from immunotherapy drugs are a small percentage of the…

New Clinical Trials Test Immunotherapy for Cervical Cancer

Immunotherapy has brought promising breakthroughs for several forms of cancer. Now, researchers are applying the knowledge they’ve gained in previous clinical trials as they look into how immunotherapy might provide additional…

Who Should Be Treated with Immunotherapy?

…to ask your care team whether an immunotherapy drug could be part of your treatment plan. Several immunotherapy agents called checkpoint inhibitors have been approved for certain patients with melanoma,…

Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer: What’s New?

Medically reviewed by Bruce E. Johnson, MD In the fight against a notoriously tough disease, immunotherapy is gaining ground as a treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer, alone and…

What is the Future of Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy is a kind of treatment that has had stunning results in some patients with cancers like melanoma, lymphoma, and kidney cancer. Immunotherapy drugs empower the body’s immune system by…

CRISPR Enables Cancer Immunotherapy Drug Discovery

…immune attack, revealing potential drug targets for enhancing PD-1-checkpoint-based cancer immunotherapy. Credit: Haining Lab Sifting through potential immunotherapy targets To cast a wide net, the paper’s first author Robert Manguso, a graduate…

A Brain Tumor Kept at Bay by Immunotherapy

…of the immunotherapy drug nivolumab (Opdivo) and doing well on just the immunotherapy agent, which is known as a checkpoint blocker. When his tumor was diagnosed in September 2015, Wall…

What Is Cancer Immunotherapy?

Any treatment that uses elements of the body’s immune system to fight cancer is considered cancer immunotherapy. In recent years, as research has revealed many of the basic workings of…