Day 3 at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology touched on immunotherapy combinations and the promise of several novel immunotherapies, including anti-IDO1 checkpoint blockade and a personalized, patient-specific vaccine. Other measures of immunotherapy’s effectiveness, such as patient quality of life, were also discussed. Below are some of the most important findings that were revealed today:
Multiple Tumor Types:
Head and Neck Cancer:
Melanoma / Skin Cancers:
Stomach & Gastrointestinal Cancer:
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