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Using the Immune System to Treat Colorectal Cancer

To celebrate Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, Neil H. Segal, M.D., Ph.D., a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discussed the latest current immunotherapy treatment options for patients with colorectal cancer, and how close we are to making these treatments available to more patients. 

Dr. Segal specializes in the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal cancers. His research interests focus on the development of new therapies. In particular, he is investigating innovative ways to use the immune system to treat cancer. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, and he completed his residency at NYU Medical Center.

This webinar is part of the Cancer Research Institute's webinar series, "Cancer Immunotherapy and You," which are offered free to the public and feature informative updates for patients and caregivers from leaders in cancer immunotherapy, followed by a Q&A. This series is presented by Genentech and LabAnswer and its employees, with generous support from Celldex Therapeutics and Regeneron. For more information on this webinar, or to register for upcoming webinars, please visit www.cancerresearch.org/webinars.

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