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World Cancer Day: From Immunotherapy, vaccines to nanotech, new treatments that show promise against disease
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World Cancer Day: From Immunotherapy, vaccines to nanotech, new treatments that show promise against disease

Researchers are also looking into using genetically modified salmonella bacteria to destroy tumours from the inside out — where more traditional treatments, notably chemotherapy, cannot penetrate

Scientists find new way to predict risks of immunotherapy: Here's what you need to know about this cancer treatment
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Scientists find new way to predict risks of immunotherapy: Here's what you need to know about this cancer treatment

The human immune system is constantly working to recognise and eliminate foreign and harmful substances from the body

New immunotherapy for influenza virus infections may also help fight HIV and COVID-19, study suggests
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New immunotherapy for influenza virus infections may also help fight HIV and COVID-19, study suggests

Some studies also indicate that flu shots or vaccines can offer some protection against COVID-19

Fungal compound beta-glucan can be used to train innate immune system to target cancer cells, says study
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Fungal compound beta-glucan can be used to train innate immune system to target cancer cells, says study

It was also found that after beta-glucan therapy the innate immune system generated a sort of memory which was held inside the bone marrow.

First CRISPR gene editing trial in cancer patients points to safety of technique in medical treatments
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First CRISPR gene editing trial in cancer patients points to safety of technique in medical treatments

The CRISPR-modified immune cells fit right into each patient’s immune system, and found in their blood nine months later.

CAR-T revolution: Radical new cancer cure offers better efficiency, one-and-done solution
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CAR-T revolution: Radical new cancer cure offers better efficiency, one-and-done solution

The FDA-approved treatment is available to patients of certain types of cancer and their insurance coverage.

Decoy bacteria and tiny 'nanobodies' paired up to fight cancer in new technique
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Decoy bacteria and tiny 'nanobodies' paired up to fight cancer in new technique

Nanobodies can sneak up to tumour cells quietly & mark them for destruction by the body’s immune system.

New immunotherapy treatment shows promising results for stubborn breast cancers
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New immunotherapy treatment shows promising results for stubborn breast cancers

Cases of triple-negative breast cancer are higher in India compared to other regions of the world.

Scientists track down cancer immunity genes with new barcoding technology
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Scientists track down cancer immunity genes with new barcoding technology

This technology will be key to finding disease-causing genes, and their drug targets: Researcher.

Immunotherapy and the slow move towards less toxic tools to fight cancer
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Immunotherapy and the slow move towards less toxic tools to fight cancer

Immunotherapy trains the body's natural defenses — immune cells, also known as T-cells — to cancer cells.

Scientists develop micro-capsules made out of synthetic spider silk that may help prevent cancer
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Scientists develop micro-capsules made out of synthetic spider silk that may help prevent cancer

Scientists have developed micro-capsules made of spider silk that can deliver cancer vaccines directly to the heart of immune cells.

Breakthrough in immunotherapy could cure cancer
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Breakthrough in immunotherapy could cure cancer

Two drugs based on immunotherapy are already available and while one has been hailed as a major breakthrough for treatment of melanoma the other, a prostate cancer vaccine is yet to be accepted due to its difficult-to-administer therapy.