Immunotherapy

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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Combination of radiation and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced head and neck cancers

Combination of radiation and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced head and neck cancers

Pre-operative immunotherapy can elicit an immune response that shrinks oral cancers

Pre-operative immunotherapy can elicit an immune response that shrinks oral cancers

Drug used for breast, renal cancers may provide survival benefit for patients with head and neck cancers

Drug used for breast, renal cancers may provide survival benefit for patients with head and neck cancers

NTHU research team develops new treatment for cancer

NTHU research team develops new treatment for cancer

Brain imaging may help predict when liquid biopsy will benefit individual glioblastoma patients

Brain imaging may help predict when liquid biopsy will benefit individual glioblastoma patients

UC researchers uncover potential new treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma

UC researchers uncover potential new treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma

New method to deliver an immune system 'uncloaking' device directly to cancer cells

New method to deliver an immune system 'uncloaking' device directly to cancer cells

Biomarkers in blood samples can predict clinical response to immunotherapy in metastatic NSCLC

Biomarkers in blood samples can predict clinical response to immunotherapy in metastatic NSCLC

Aggressive cancers set up a structural framework to keep the immune system at bay

Aggressive cancers set up a structural framework to keep the immune system at bay

Scientists developing a combined vaccine to fight most malignant brain tumor

Scientists developing a combined vaccine to fight most malignant brain tumor

Transferring knowledge, not anxiety, can help food-allergic children cope with their fears

Transferring knowledge, not anxiety, can help food-allergic children cope with their fears

Researchers identify mechanisms underlying immunotherapy-associated tuberculosis

Researchers identify mechanisms underlying immunotherapy-associated tuberculosis

Immunotherapy drug combination effective for patients with fast-growing neuroendocrine tumors

Immunotherapy drug combination effective for patients with fast-growing neuroendocrine tumors

Discovery may open up new avenues into improving cancer immunotherapy

Discovery may open up new avenues into improving cancer immunotherapy

UT Dallas scientists awarded CPRIT grants for lung, kidney cancer research

UT Dallas scientists awarded CPRIT grants for lung, kidney cancer research

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

Using newly discovered immune cell type to fight pancreatic cancer

Using newly discovered immune cell type to fight pancreatic cancer

Comprehensive tumor profiling reveals why osteosarcoma does not respond to immunotherapy

Comprehensive tumor profiling reveals why osteosarcoma does not respond to immunotherapy

Administering immunotherapy alongside chemoradiation for advanced NSCLC appears to be safe and tolerable

Administering immunotherapy alongside chemoradiation for advanced NSCLC appears to be safe and tolerable

UAH research could have broad implications for immunotherapy and cancer treatment

UAH research could have broad implications for immunotherapy and cancer treatment