A research team led by Dr. Beatrice Nardone, research assistant professor of dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, discovered that daily consumption of aspirin could significantly increase the risk for melanoma (skin cancer) in men, compared to women.
The annual meeting of the American Urological Association had Sesen Bio present its three-month data for its bladder cancer treatment Vicinium. This was Sesen Bio’s first readout following its name change from Eleven Biotherapeutics.
Cambridge, Mass.-based Biotech startup Accent Therapeutics announced $40 million A series funding to develop cancer treatment based on epitranscriptomics, an RNA-modifying protein (RMPs) which have been connected to recent cancer studies.
More than one-quarter of the world’s population were constantly getting affected with the one of the world’s oldest and deadliest disease named Tuberculosis (TB). In spite of 6-9 months antibiotic therapy, it’s very difficult to treat tuberculosis. That’s why researchers throughout the world were trying to find the faster ways of cure.
Liver cancer is the second most common cancer with a high mortality rate worldwide. According to WHO, liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer in men and seventh most common cancer in women. Treatment could be possible only if diagnosed at an early stage. Hence research studies were conducted worldwide to find the most accurate diagnostic tool to detect liver cancer.
When it comes to manufacturing CAR T drugs (personalized treatments engineering immune cells to destroy cancer cells of patients) speed is of utmost importance. A new manufacturing site has been decided upon by Gilead for Yescarta, its CAR-T therapy at a Netherlands airport.
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine and the Abramson Cancer Center, at the University of Pennsylvania, developed the vaccine using dendritic cells (DCs) derived from each patient's own peripheral blood mononuclear cells. These dendritic cells were then exposed to the patient's tumor cells, activated with interferon gamma, and injected into the patient's lymph nodes.
With a view to widening the scope of treatment for ovarian cancer patients, EU regulators have greenlighted MSD’s Lynparza and stamped approval for a new dosing regimen and tablet formulation for AstraZeneca.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has indicated that chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR-T) could be available on the NHS this year, offering eligible patients a ‘ground-breaking’ approach to treating cancer.
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