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April 21, 2016
Arthur N. Brodsky, Ph.D.
AACR, colorectal cancer, lloyd old
AACR, CAR T cell therapy
Anti-PD-1 blockade and two other types of immunotherapy effective in treating multiple tumor types.
AACR, checkpoint-inhibitor, head and neck cancer, skin cancer
The Immunoscore is the strongest prognostic marker in colorectal cancer.
AACR, checkpoint-inhibitor, combination therapy
Immunotherapy strategies to treat pancreatic cancer could also be effective in other difficult-to-treat cancers.
AACR, pancreatic cancer
Tech entrepreneur Sean Parker bets big on immunotherapy.