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Cancer Research Institute to Honor Three Scientists for Their Outstanding Scientific Contributions to Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy


The Cancer Research Institute will give awards for scientific achievements in immunology and tumor immunology and immunotherapy to three accomplished research scientists at its 31st Annual Awards Dinner on November 14, 2017, in New York City.
10-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genentech CEO Bill Anderson and Philanthropist Bruce Ratner to Receive the Cancer Research Institute 2017 Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research

Cancer Research Institute will recognize Genentech and Bruce Ratner for their contributions to medical research, patient care, or public education in the fields of cancer immunology and immunotherapy.
10-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Research Institute and Israel Cancer Research Fund Announce Launch of the Immunotherapy Promise Initiative


A collaborative campaign brings together the leading funder of immunotherapy research internationally with North America’s largest nonprofit dedicated to supporting Israeli cancer research
2-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fight CRC and Cancer Research Institute Award $400,000 to Support Cutting-Edge Immunotherapy Research in Colorectal Cancer


$400k grant to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine investigator Cynthia Sears will carry out research aimed at improving effectiveness of immunotherapy in patients with colorectal cancer.
28-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Research Institute Awards $1 Million to Fund the Development of Innovative Microchip-Based Research Models of Organ-Specific Cancer Immunotherapy

$1 million CRI Technology Impact Award will support UPENN investigator's development of microchip-based research models that mimic human cancer and immune cell interactions
26-Jun-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Patients and Caregivers Join Immunotherapy Experts in Five U.S. Cities to Discuss Latest Cancer Treatment Breakthroughs and Immunotherapy Clinical Trials

CRI's 2017 Immunotherapy Patient Summit Series will travel to five U.S. cities to provide free educational programming designed for cancer patients and caregivers who are seeking to learn more about cancer immunotherapy and clinical trials.
20-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Research Institute to Bring Together Cancer Patients, Leading Immunotherapy Manufacturers, and Highland Falls Community Members for Second Annual Answer to Cancer Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb

Day-long endurance event starting at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, focused on cancer immunotherapy research
7-Jun-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Research Institute Hosts Fifth Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June to Celebrate Progress in Cancer Research and Patient Treatment

Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June to feature educational and awareness programming for patients, caregivers, and the public
1-Jun-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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