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Antibody wakes up T-cells to make cancer vanish

Antibody wakes up T-cells to make cancer vanish | Biosciencia News | Scoop.it
New antibody treatment halts the most deadly form of skin cancer in its tracks by prodding the immune system into action    
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Tumours in several people with an advanced form of skin cancer have completely disappeared after treatment with one of three drugs that force tumour cells out of hiding. The patient's own immune system can then recognise the cancer and destroy it.

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T-Cell Therapy Eradicates an Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children

T-Cell Therapy Eradicates an Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children | Biosciencia News | Scoop.it
Two children with an aggressive form of childhood leukemia had a complete remission of their disease—showing no evidence of cancer cells in their bodies—after treatment with a novel cell therapy that reprogrammed their immune cells to rapidly...
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New Leukemia therapy cure Emily Whitehead with her own cells...

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News Centre - Fighting cancer

News Centre - Fighting cancer | Biosciencia News | Scoop.it
The Immunocore team engineered a range of TCRs to bind very tightly to cancer cells and equipped them with the ability to activate non-cancer specific T cells.
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Published in Nature Medicine, the study examined the potential of molecules on the surface of anti-cancer killer T cells, known as T cell receptors (TCRs) to be used to treat cancers for which few disease-specific targets are available.

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