Immunotherapy

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.
What is Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy is treatment that is designed to harness the ability of the body’s immune system to combat infection or disease. Immunotherapy might produce an immune response to disease or enhance the immune system’s resistance to active diseases such as cancer.

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International research collaboration to investigate the role of immune system in health

International research collaboration to investigate the role of immune system in health

Drug associated with lower mortality in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 patients

Drug associated with lower mortality in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 patients

Novel drug could enable the immune system to attack ovarian cancer

Novel drug could enable the immune system to attack ovarian cancer

Researchers develop new approach to assess changes in tumor microenvironment

Researchers develop new approach to assess changes in tumor microenvironment

Promising new approach uses natural killer cells to treat glioblastomas

Promising new approach uses natural killer cells to treat glioblastomas

Immunicom and Sheba Medical Center initiate clinical trial to evaluate novel cancer treatment

Immunicom and Sheba Medical Center initiate clinical trial to evaluate novel cancer treatment

Mapping immune landscape of hematological malignancies may help improve cancer therapies

Mapping immune landscape of hematological malignancies may help improve cancer therapies

Breast cancer cells can reprogram natural killer cells to aid in metastasis

Breast cancer cells can reprogram natural killer cells to aid in metastasis

PRMT5 inhibitors can help treat advanced melanoma

PRMT5 inhibitors can help treat advanced melanoma

Blocking tumor-promoting protein could bolster immunotherapy's effectiveness, study suggests

Blocking tumor-promoting protein could bolster immunotherapy's effectiveness, study suggests

Fred Hutch joins new clinical trials network to fight COVID-19

Fred Hutch joins new clinical trials network to fight COVID-19

Scientists introduce a new approach for immunological tumor treatment

Scientists introduce a new approach for immunological tumor treatment

World's first clinical trial of immune-boosting strategy to protect cancer patients from COVID-19

World's first clinical trial of immune-boosting strategy to protect cancer patients from COVID-19

Scientists engineer natural killer cells that target tumors and their immunosuppressive allies

Scientists engineer natural killer cells that target tumors and their immunosuppressive allies

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Human immune response could neutralize new G virus, shows study

Human immune response could neutralize new G virus, shows study

Newer form of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus dominates global infections

Newer form of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus dominates global infections

New tools for fighting insidious Devil Facial Tumor Disease

New tools for fighting insidious Devil Facial Tumor Disease

New NCCN guidelines explain how to recognize and manage immunotherapy-related side effects

New NCCN guidelines explain how to recognize and manage immunotherapy-related side effects

Researchers to receive Real-World Data Impact Award to advance patient-centric research

Researchers to receive Real-World Data Impact Award to advance patient-centric research