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Why Cancer Immunotherapy is the Scientific Breakthrough of the Year

In 1890, William Coley, a surgeon at New York Cancer Hospital, now called Memorial Sloan Kettering, was visited by a 17-year-old patient named Elizabeth Dashiell.. She had had a sore and swollen hand for days after she was trapped between two seats on a train. After several tests without conclusive …

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Increase The Effectiveness Of Immunotherapy Against Skin Cancer

Researchers at the University of Bern have discovered a mechanism in the body’s own immune system that is responsible for the maturation and activation of immune cells. In the fight against skin cancer, the results have the potential to help immunotherapies succeed, even in patients for whom they have so …

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