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 a treatment that is designed to harness the ability of the body’s immune system to combat infection or disease.

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Study shows how melanoma cells evade detection and destruction by immune cells

Study shows how melanoma cells evade detection and destruction by immune cells

Increased incidence of melanoma in Utah points to overdiagnosis

Increased incidence of melanoma in Utah points to overdiagnosis

A collaborative effort to evaluate treatment of liver and pancreatic tumors

A collaborative effort to evaluate treatment of liver and pancreatic tumors

NIH-funded clinical trial begins study of systemic allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

NIH-funded clinical trial begins study of systemic allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

New research could rescue failed immunotherapies for treating solid tumors

New research could rescue failed immunotherapies for treating solid tumors

Phase 1 clinical trial to test a new, potential method against cancer

Phase 1 clinical trial to test a new, potential method against cancer

High expression of cell death genes may increase risk of early death from lung cancer

High expression of cell death genes may increase risk of early death from lung cancer

New software package employs deep-learning algorithms to analyze T-cell receptor sequencing data

New software package employs deep-learning algorithms to analyze T-cell receptor sequencing data

New approach to CAR T gene therapy yields efficient and longer-lasting response against HIV

New approach to CAR T gene therapy yields efficient and longer-lasting response against HIV

Combination of tumor cell vaccine and checkpoint therapy creates effective immune response

Combination of tumor cell vaccine and checkpoint therapy creates effective immune response

Stem cell transplants offer long-term benefits for pediatric cancer patients receiving immunotherapy

Stem cell transplants offer long-term benefits for pediatric cancer patients receiving immunotherapy

Modest dietary changes and exercise can improve survival outcomes for young people with leukemia

Modest dietary changes and exercise can improve survival outcomes for young people with leukemia

Evidence-based clinical practice guideline aims to optimize PD-L1 lung tumor testing

Evidence-based clinical practice guideline aims to optimize PD-L1 lung tumor testing

Study confirms the predictive value of molecular classification of hormone-sensitive breast cancer

Study confirms the predictive value of molecular classification of hormone-sensitive breast cancer

Scientists estimate the amount of peanut protein that will elicit an allergic reaction

Scientists estimate the amount of peanut protein that will elicit an allergic reaction

High-fiber diet can significantly  alter the gut microbiome and nutrient intake

High-fiber diet can significantly alter the gut microbiome and nutrient intake

AI study on aggressive form of cancer could improve patient outcomes

AI study on aggressive form of cancer could improve patient outcomes

DAPK3 slows tumor growth by activating fierce-sounding STING pathway

DAPK3 slows tumor growth by activating fierce-sounding STING pathway

Moffitt researchers use mathematical modeling to help explain outcomes of CAR T-cell therapy

Moffitt researchers use mathematical modeling to help explain outcomes of CAR T-cell therapy

UCLA researchers receive NIH grants to identify new ways to treat pancreatic cancer

UCLA researchers receive NIH grants to identify new ways to treat pancreatic cancer