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Cancer research
Pioneering method examines how immunotherapy changes tumors
Published Oct 13, 2021
The non-invasive technique using an optical probe provides early signs of how a tumor is responding to treatment
Cancer research
Immunotherapy better than chemo at treating rare form of skin cancer
Published March 5, 2019
Drug marketed as Keytruda shown to be more effective than chemotherapy at treating Merkel cell carcinoma
Cancer research
Suppressing YAP protein gives immunotherapy a boost
Published Aug 7, 2018
In mouse study, researchers find that turning off YAP protein in regulatory T-cells enhances anti-tumor immune response
Cancer research
FDA approves cancer drug for personalized immunotherapy approach
Published May 25, 2017
Drug was developed from 30 years of basic research at Johns Hopkins
Cancer research
Immune to immunotherapy
Published Jan 6, 2017
Johns Hopkins scientists zero in on process that helps cancer cells evade immune system attacks during immunotherapy treatment
Cancer research
A landmark year for immunotherapy
Published Dec 28, 2016
Bloomberg–Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy director recaps five major research findings from 2016
Cancer research
How immunotherapy works
Published Dec 20, 2016
Treatment is like releasing the immune system's 'parking brake,' JHU oncologist Drew Pardoll says / The Washington Post
Cancer research
A personalized approach for immunotherapy
Published Nov 10, 2016
Collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb includes several clinical trials led by scientists at Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute
Cancer research
A chemotherapy alternative
Published Oct 5, 2016
Immunotherapy deploys the body's natural ability to fight cancer, could reduce toxic chemo treatments for children / Promise & Progress
Bacteria and cancer risk
Published June 29, 2016
Normal bacterial colonies in human body linked to presence of mouth and throat cancer / Hopkins Medicine