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Connecting the Breakthroughs

August 12, 2014 | Alexandra Mulvey

Just in case you missed it, Cancer Research Institute (CRI) posted all 5 of its Breakthroughs in Cancer Immunotherapy Webinars for Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ on YouTube. Each 45-minute, free online webinar was hosted by an expert in cancer immunotherapy who discussed the latest updates in immune-based cancer treatments and what is to come. Audience members, which included patients, caregivers, research scientists, and health care professionals, had a chance to ask their questions—from basic research to clinical outcome—regarding various therapeutic approaches, across many different types of cancer.

If you want to know the fast facts on combination immunotherapies, check out Rolf Brekken, Ph.D., at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, who talks about bavituximab and how it works against lung cancer, liver cancer, and other kinds of cancers. Learn More >>

…or you have a friend who has melanoma, and you want to know what kinds of immunotherapies are out there for this deadliest form of skin cancer. Check out Nina Bhardwaj, M.D., Ph.D., of Mount Sinai. Learn More >>

…or you are writing a paper about immunotherapies for prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers. Then check out Sumit Subudhi, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Learn More >>

…or your mom has ovarian cancer and you want a clinical trial that's not chemotherapy. Check out George Coukos, M.D., Ph.D., of the CHUV and Ludwig Cancer Research Center. Learn More >>

…or you are suffering from lung cancer and want to know more about cancer immunotherapy. Check out Glenn Dranoff, M.D., an expert at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Learn More >>

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