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Welcome to the Cancer Research Institute blog. Here we share the latest updates on the field of cancer immunotherapy from CRI, including scientific breakthroughs, news stories, and program announcements. We invite your comments and encourage you to share these stories with your friends.
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February 5, 2016
ASCO President: “No recent cancer advance has been more transformative than immunotherapy.”
Seeking out highly trained doctors at expert medical centers gives ovarian and other cancer patients two advantages—best standard of care treatment and better access to clinical trials.
clinical trials, ovarian cancer
Cancer Research Institute has launched a new website that features expert information on the latest breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy, helpful patient information, videos, infographics, and more.
The Winter 2013 issue of The Researcher, CRI's print newsletter, is now available online.
11 year old Kate Bockholt watched her mother battle (and beat) cancer. Now she wants to help fund research so others don't have to suffer. She created a necklace that inspires hope and helps to save lives.
Combining multiple treatments given at the right time and in the right doses is key to optimizing cancer therapy, scientists believe.
clinical accelerator, clinical trials, collaboration, immunotherapy, pancreatic cancer, vaccine
The Cancer Research Institute 2012 Annual Report is now available for download.
annual report, innovation, progress
Immunotherapies for cancer are transforming patient care, and stories of survival and hope are becoming more frequent, thanks to advances in cancer research.
immunotherapy, patients, survival
Lloyd J. Old, the Father of Modern Tumor Immunology and the founding scientific and medical director of the Cancer Research Institute, succumbed to prostate cancer at the age of 78.
lloyd old, obituary
Whether a patient benefits from a cancer therapy can depend on existing genetic and other conditions within the patient and his or her tumors. Personalized approaches to cancer patient care will help ensure patients receive only those treatments that may benefit them rather than endure hit or miss rounds of potentially debilitating therapy.
The Forbes article reports how cancer immunotherapy is producing stories of seemlingly miraculous recovery in cancer patients. CRI has been there all along the way, ushering in the future of immune-based cancer treatments.
immunotherapy, melanoma, skin cancer