The Cancer Immunotherapy Revolution

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

The science of mobilising the immune system to kill cancer has been pursued for more than a century. Yet only recently has it taken centre stage in mainstream oncology.

New immunotherapy cancer drug hailed as 'game changer'

Posted in Medicine on 10th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

An immunotherapy drug has been described as a potential "game-changer" in promising results presented at the European Cancer Congress.

Cancer drug 'like taking Panadol' developed in Australia, given fast-track approval in US

Posted in Medicine on 7th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A revolutionary drug that melts away cancer in some stage four patients has been given fast-track approval in the United States.

Step toward eliminating cancer recurrence

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Dormant cancer cells that are not killed and become resistant to additional chemo, but when combined with immunotherapy, dormant cells are destroyed.

New method of cancer immunotherapy developed

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists have long known that if certain sugars are present on a tumor, it is less likely to respond well to therapies.