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Dramatic remissions in blood cancer in immunotherapy treatment trial

Posted in Medicine on 12th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

'We are at the precipice of a revolution in cancer treatment based on using immunotherapy.'

Scientists 'find cancer's Achilles heel'

Posted in Science on 4th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers.

Why scientists are shocked by the results of the immunotherapy cancer treatment trial

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

It's not perfect, but it could make immunotherapy a 'pillar' of cancer treatment, researcher says.

Scientists say they could safely and quickly test a zika vaccine

Posted in Science on 17th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

'We can almost certainly contain future Ebola outbreaks, and that we will have a new paradigm and tool for dealing with new outbreaks of whatever emerges in the future."

Cancer researchers claim 'extraordinary results' using T-cell therapy

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

More than half of terminally ill blood cancer patients experienced complete remission in early clinical trials.