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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New technique can measure metabolic process at the single-cell level

New technique can measure metabolic process at the single-cell level

Combination of anti-HER2 breast cancer therapy and checkpoint inhibitor provides no benefit

Combination of anti-HER2 breast cancer therapy and checkpoint inhibitor provides no benefit

Adding immune oncology drug to chemotherapy improves response in subset of breast cancer patients

Adding immune oncology drug to chemotherapy improves response in subset of breast cancer patients

PET/CT images can be used to measure biomarker levels, predict lung cancer outcomes

PET/CT images can be used to measure biomarker levels, predict lung cancer outcomes

Genetically engineering NK cells can destroy tumor-regenerating glioblastoma stem cells

Genetically engineering NK cells can destroy tumor-regenerating glioblastoma stem cells

New study may lead to more effective and powerful COVID-19 vaccines

New study may lead to more effective and powerful COVID-19 vaccines

Early-stage lung cancer coopts macrophages to help tumors invade lung tissues

Early-stage lung cancer coopts macrophages to help tumors invade lung tissues

Using natural killers from the immune system to target breast cancer cells

Using natural killers from the immune system to target breast cancer cells

UCSF launches new initiative to propel the development of living therapeutics

UCSF launches new initiative to propel the development of living therapeutics

Study: cis P-tau is an early marker of vascular dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Study: cis P-tau is an early marker of vascular dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Nanobodies from nanomice and llamas show potent neutralizing activity against SARS-CoV-2 variants

Nanobodies from nanomice and llamas show potent neutralizing activity against SARS-CoV-2 variants

Macrophages can aid tumor growth by distracting cancer-killing CD8+ T cells

Macrophages can aid tumor growth by distracting cancer-killing CD8+ T cells

Discovery suggests new pathways for safeguarding the immune system’s ability to fight cancer

Discovery suggests new pathways for safeguarding the immune system’s ability to fight cancer

Common antidepressant drugs help the immune system to attack tumors in mice

Common antidepressant drugs help the immune system to attack tumors in mice

What is the role of monoclonal antibody therapy in treating COVID-19?

What is the role of monoclonal antibody therapy in treating COVID-19?

New study could help guide oncologists in selecting the best treatment for kidney cancers

New study could help guide oncologists in selecting the best treatment for kidney cancers

Lymphangiogenesis predicts favorable outcomes to immunotherapy

Lymphangiogenesis predicts favorable outcomes to immunotherapy

Study shows how cowpea mosaic plant virus stimulates the immune system against cancer

Study shows how cowpea mosaic plant virus stimulates the immune system against cancer

New drug shows promise against lung cancer caused by genetic mutation

New drug shows promise against lung cancer caused by genetic mutation

Rice scientist wins NIH grant to model and analyze protein-ligand interactions in cancer research

Rice scientist wins NIH grant to model and analyze protein-ligand interactions in cancer research