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Cancer immunotherapy update

Review of immune checkpoint inhibitor and CAR T-cell therapy adverse effects and treatments. Takeaways: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved several immunotherapy agents to treat cancer, including immune checkpoint inhibitors and chimeric antigen...

New vaccine eliminated breast cancer in first human patient

A vaccine being developed in the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida is aimed at preventing new cases of ovarian and breast cancer and even recurring cases of these cancers. The vaccine is currently being tested,...

New findings from the American Cancer Society on reduced cancer mortality rates

Based on new findings from a 2020 American Cancer Society report, mortality rates from cancer have declined by 29% between 1991 to 2017 in the US. Additionally, between 2016 to 2017, there was a...