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Immunotherapy Data from the Cancer Research Institute Clinical Accelerator to Be Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting

data from four early-phase immunotherapy combination trials will be presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual meeting in Chicago on June 5, 2017.
23-May-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Research Institute Appoints Dr. Aiman Shalabi as Chief Medical Officer to Accelerate Precision Immunotherapy Clinical Collaborations

Nonprofit cancer immunotherapy research organization hires pharmaceutical executive to lead its clinical trials program
17-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Biomarker ‘Bim’ Could Enable Smarter Treatment for Melanoma Patients

Over the past few years, checkpoint blockade immunotherapies have revolutionized cancer treatment and helped many patients who were previously considered untreatable. Now, discoveries made by two Cancer Research Institute scientists could help make...
7-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Research Institute Awards Grant to Develop Powerful Genomic Data Resource for Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers

Three nonprofits partner to create powerful database that will aim to improve immunotherapy for many types of cancer.
31-Jan-2017 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

ASH 2016: Tackling Blood Cancers with Immunotherapy

This Saturday [Dec 3], the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology will begin in San Diego, where the latest advances in research for blood cancers including leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma will be highlighted during the four days...
12-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Research Institute and Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation Announce Partnership to Fund Cancer Immunotherapy Research in Ultra-Rare Liver Cancer


Two nonprofits team up to fund immunotherapy research designed to benefit patients with an ultra-rare form of liver cancer.
6-Dec-2016 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and Cancer Research Institute Launch Collaboration on Cancer Neoantigens


New collaboration between two nonprofits focused on cancer immunotherapy aims to identify new DNA-based targets for personalized cancer treatments
1-Dec-2016 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Research Institute to Honor Amgen for Advancing Cancer Immunotherapy Treatments and Patient Education

Nonprofit devoted to cancer immunotherapy will honor the biotech company Amgen for its contributions to cancer immunotherapy treatment and patient education
29-Aug-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Expert Available for Commentary on Recent FDA Analysis of TNF Blockers

The FDA announced on Aug 4 2009 that tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers used in the treatment of immune disorders carry an increased risk of lymphoma and other cancers in children and adolescents. The discoverer of TNF-alpha, Lloyd J. Old, M.D., a...
7-Aug-2009 9:00 AM EDT

PROVENGE Cancer Vaccine Heralds New Dawn in Cancer Therapy

Dendreon's PROVENGE for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer is the first active cellular immunotherapy to prolong patient survival, according to data from a pivotal phase III clinical trial announced at yesterday's AUA annual meeting in...
29-Apr-2009 11:20 AM EDT

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