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Immunotherapy is the concept of using the immune system to treat disease, for example, developing a vaccine against cancer. Immunotherapy may also refer to the therapy of diseases caused by the immune system, allergies for example.
Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance

Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance

Researchers complete large analysis of new gene fusion responsible for development of cancers

Researchers complete large analysis of new gene fusion responsible for development of cancers

Cancer cells use tactics to avoid being recognised by immunotherapy agents

Cancer cells use tactics to avoid being recognised by immunotherapy agents

Combined inhibition of EGFR and c-RAF kinase shows regression of most aggressive pancreatic cancer

Combined inhibition of EGFR and c-RAF kinase shows regression of most aggressive pancreatic cancer

Study describes vulnerability shared by large subset of cancer cell lines

Study describes vulnerability shared by large subset of cancer cell lines

Single-cell sequencing sheds light on landscape of myeloid cells in lung tumors

Single-cell sequencing sheds light on landscape of myeloid cells in lung tumors

Cancer vaccine injected into tumour could kill all cancer cells

Cancer vaccine injected into tumour could kill all cancer cells

Scientists visualize immune cells fighting blood cancer for the first time

Scientists visualize immune cells fighting blood cancer for the first time

New clinical trials to investigate combination immunotherapy for treating advanced cancers

New clinical trials to investigate combination immunotherapy for treating advanced cancers

Synthetic antibody rapidly prevents Zika infection in mice and non-human primates

Synthetic antibody rapidly prevents Zika infection in mice and non-human primates

New HIV drug that is like a "Swiss Army knife of immunotherapies"

New HIV drug that is like a "Swiss Army knife of immunotherapies"

Patients on immunotherapies should consume more fiber, fewer probiotics

Patients on immunotherapies should consume more fiber, fewer probiotics

New all-in-one immunotherapy approach kicks out hiding HIV and also kills it

New all-in-one immunotherapy approach kicks out hiding HIV and also kills it

Study identifies possible way to predict which melanomas are hot and cold

Study identifies possible way to predict which melanomas are hot and cold

Salk researchers reveal new role for a driver of metastatic cancers

Salk researchers reveal new role for a driver of metastatic cancers

Scientists identify biomarkers to predict risk of atrial fibrillation

Scientists identify biomarkers to predict risk of atrial fibrillation

Study: Most American allergists prescribe under-the-tongue allergy tablets

Study: Most American allergists prescribe under-the-tongue allergy tablets

UC San Diego Health treats first cancer patient with iPSC-derived cell therapy

UC San Diego Health treats first cancer patient with iPSC-derived cell therapy

Pitt study sheds light on how immune cells help tumors to escape body's defenses

Pitt study sheds light on how immune cells help tumors to escape body's defenses

Scientists have more evidence of why clear margins in breast cancer surgery are such good news

Scientists have more evidence of why clear margins in breast cancer surgery are such good news