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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.
New vaccine for pneumonia holds promise to save thousands of lives

New vaccine for pneumonia holds promise to save thousands of lives

Gene circuit can be used to switch on inside cancer cells and stimulate immune attack, study suggests

Gene circuit can be used to switch on inside cancer cells and stimulate immune attack, study suggests

New CAR-T cell therapy offers effective option for certain blood cancer patients

New CAR-T cell therapy offers effective option for certain blood cancer patients

Scientists receive critical funding to study treatments for three deadly cancers

Scientists receive critical funding to study treatments for three deadly cancers

Synthetic compound targets enzyme that supports survival and dissemination of metastatic cells

Synthetic compound targets enzyme that supports survival and dissemination of metastatic cells

Study reveals link between cancer relapse and body’s immune system

Study reveals link between cancer relapse and body’s immune system

Study uses precision medicine approach to find effective treatments for rare cancers

Study uses precision medicine approach to find effective treatments for rare cancers

Cascade of costs could push new gene therapy above $1 million per patient

Cascade of costs could push new gene therapy above $1 million per patient

TGen awarded $2.5 million SU2C grant to test new method of treating pancreatic cancer

TGen awarded $2.5 million SU2C grant to test new method of treating pancreatic cancer

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

MD Anderson researchers chosen for national effort to expand reach of cancer immunotherapy

MD Anderson researchers chosen for national effort to expand reach of cancer immunotherapy

Salk scientists receive $2.5 million funding to conduct pancreatic cancer clinical study

Salk scientists receive $2.5 million funding to conduct pancreatic cancer clinical study

Study provides detailed characterization of neurotoxicity arising from CD19 CAR T-cell therapy

Study provides detailed characterization of neurotoxicity arising from CD19 CAR T-cell therapy

Rutgers scientist receives $2.4 million grant to reduce indoor tanning among young women

Rutgers scientist receives $2.4 million grant to reduce indoor tanning among young women

Good-guy bacteria may help individuals respond well to cancer immunotherapy

Good-guy bacteria may help individuals respond well to cancer immunotherapy

New DNA-based Zika vaccine demonstrates safety and ability to elicit immune response

New DNA-based Zika vaccine demonstrates safety and ability to elicit immune response

RCSI-led study aims to train next generation of brain cancer researchers

RCSI-led study aims to train next generation of brain cancer researchers

Liquid biopsy can reveal response to checkpoint inhibitor-based immunotherapies

Liquid biopsy can reveal response to checkpoint inhibitor-based immunotherapies

Alterations in circulating tumor DNA associated with response to checkpoint inhibitors

Alterations in circulating tumor DNA associated with response to checkpoint inhibitors

BSACI’s new guidelines enhance diagnosis and management of peanut allergy

BSACI’s new guidelines enhance diagnosis and management of peanut allergy