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A new type of immunotherapy treatment for cancer patients, Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, was recently made available in Hawaiʻi through a partnership between the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center and Hawaiʻi Pacific Health (HPH). This new treatment allows some of the sickest cancer patients to stay in Hawai‘i with family and friends for care…Read More
A six year-old leukaemia sufferer who became one of the first in the world to trial a new gene-therapy treatment is smiling again - after tests revealed her cancer has vanished. Erin Cross, of Chester, in Cheshire, was gravely-ill earlier this year with deadly acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a cancer of the…Read More
In a study of an immune therapy for colorectal cancer that involved a single patient, a team of researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) identified a method for targeting the cancer-causing protein produced by a mutant form of the KRAS gene. This targeted immunotherapy led to cancer regression in…Read More