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Ludwig Scientists Discover Complex Axis of Immune Suppression Exploited by Cancers

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a new mechanism by which cancer cells evade destruction by the immune system. The paper, led by Camilla Jandus of the Lausanne Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, describes how immune...
19-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Swell Diagnostic Method

Ludwig researchers show how a method that physically expands tissues can improve early breast cancer diagnostics and extend the capabilities of ordinary pathology labs
17-Jul-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ludwig Researchers Present New Findings on Combination Immunotherapy and Other Research at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting

Ludwig Cancer Research released today the full scope of Ludwig’s participation at this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, June 2-6.
31-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ludwig Researchers Identify Counterintuitive Approach to Treating a Brain Cancer


The loss of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN has been linked to tumor growth and chemotherapy resistance in the almost invariably lethal brain cancer glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Now, Ludwig researchers have shown that one way to override the...
12-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ludwig Scientists Reveal New Advances in Immunotherapy, Biomarkers and Treatment Resistance at 2017 AACR Annual Meeting

Ludwig Cancer Research released today the full scope of advances to be presented by Ludwig researchers at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., April 1-5, 2017.
29-Mar-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Vulnerability in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Could Improve Treatment Outcomes

Ludwig researchers have shown that triple-negative breast cancer cells ramp up production of a key component of DNA in response to chemotherapy and that targeting this pathway could undermine their resistance to such therapies.
2-Mar-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Ludwig Research Will Shift How Cancer Diversity and Resistance Are Understood and Studied


Ludwig researchers discover that circular DNA, once thought to be rare in tumor cells, is actually very common and seems to play a fundamental role in tumor evolution
8-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ludwig Study Reveals Why Cancer Cells Spread Within the Body


Findings uncover an ancient mechanism that makes cancer cells invasive, explains melanoma’s resistance to therapy and opens the door to development of novel cancer therapies
16-Jan-2017 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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