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March 21, 2019

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March 21, 2019

A New Method to Diagnose Cancer Cells Inside Lymph Nodes

Mar. 14, 2019 — The vast majority of cancer deaths occur due to the spread of cancer from one organ to another, which can happen either through the blood or the lymphatic system. However, it can be tricky to detect ... read more

Killer Blows? Knockout Study of Pair of Mouse MicroRNA Provides Cancer Insight

Jan. 18, 2019 — Researchers used knockout mouse models created by gene editing to reveal that the miRNA miR-146b, like miR-146a, is involved in the development of cancers, with them having similar but not identical ... read more

New Strategies May Improve CAR-T Cell Therapy

Dec. 3, 2018 — Researchers have developed two new strategies that may improve the performance of chimeric antigen receptor therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in treating ... read more

Genetically Engineered Immune Cells Show Promise for Fighting Relapsed Blood Cancer

Dec. 3, 2018 — Researchers are presenting preliminary results from a clinical study of an investigational cellular immunotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma expressing the CD30 protein ... read more

'Liquid Biopsy' Predicts Lymphoma Therapy Success Within Days

Aug. 20, 2018 — A blood test can predict which patients with a type of cancer called diffuse large B cell lymphoma are likely to respond positively to initial therapy and which are likely to need more aggressive ... read more

Long Periods of Viral Suppression Shown to Reduce Cancer Risk in Aging HIV Population

June 11, 2018 — Early, sustained antiretroviral therapy (ART), which results in long-term viral suppression, helps to prevent AIDS-defining cancers and also non-AIDS-defining cancers, to a lesser degree. However, ... read more

June 7, 2018 — Researchers have shown that some tumors use not one but two levels of protection against the immune system. Knocking out one level boosted the protective effects of the second and vice versa. The ... read more

Apr. 26, 2018 — Within cells infected by Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV), the human protein CADM1 interacts with viral proteins to promote chronic inflammation, which plays a major role in the development of ... read more

Mar. 22, 2018 — The efficacy of target specific therapies in lymphoma is limited to subgroups of patients. Scientists have identified a mechanism that confers resistance against a common therapy for lymphoma. They ... read more

Epigenetics Therapy Shows Promise in Patients With Lymphoma

Mar. 5, 2018 — New compounds targeting epigenetics have shown remarkable early activity in patients with lymphoma, according to new ... read more

T-Cells Engineered to Outsmart Tumors Induce Clinical Responses in Relapsed Hodgkin Lymphoma

Jan. 16, 2018 — A research team has validated a way to outfox tumors. They engineered T-cells, essential players in the body's own immune system, to strip tumors of their self-preservation skill and were able ... read more

Simple Test Can Diagnose Two Cancer Types

Dec. 12, 2017 — A blood test using infrared spectroscopy can be used to diagnose two types of cancer, lymphoma and melanoma, according to a new ... read more

Global CAR T Therapy Trial Shows High Rates of Durable Remission for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Dec. 10, 2017 — In a pair of clinical trials stretching from Philadelphia to Tokyo, the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy Kymriah™ (formerly known as CTL019) demonstrated long-lasting remissions in ... read more

Novel Pathway to Suppress Virus-Induced Cancers

Dec. 7, 2017 — Researchers have identified a novel molecular pathway by which a tumor suppressor, TIP60, inhibits the growth of cancer cells. The study paves the way for the development of new therapeutic ... read more

Shut-Off Switch for Lymphoma

Dec. 5, 2017 — Safety switches that automatically stop the device for example before it overheats are built into many electrical appliances. Cells are also equipped with such 'emergency stop' functions. ... read more

Genetic Link Found Between the Immune System and Lymphoma

Dec. 1, 2017 — People who inherit genetic changes which alter the function of their immune system are at increased risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma, a major new study ... read more

Immune-Boosting Antibody Combination Could Improve Lymphoma Survival

Nov. 30, 2017 — Combining two different immunotherapy treatments could dramatically improve lymphoma survival, according to a new ... read more

Cancer Drug Starts Clinical Trials in Human Brain-Cancer Patients

Nov. 27, 2017 — A drug that spurs cancer cells to self-destruct has been cleared for use in a clinical trial of human patients with anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare malignant brain tumor, and glioblastoma multiforme, ... read more

Targeting Cancer Without Destroying Healthy T-Cells

Nov. 15, 2017 — A unique approach to targeting the abnormal T-cells that cause T-cell lymphomas could offer hope to patients with the aggressive and difficult-to-treat family of cancers, finds a new ... read more

Rare Cancer Linked With Textured Breast Implants May Be Underreported, Misunderstood

Oct. 18, 2017 — A rare cancer in patients with breast implants may be on the rise, but not all patients and physicians may be aware of the risks associated with the procedure, according to a group of ... read more

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