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There's More Good News About Immune Therapies for Cancer

8 monthes ago   |   By Time

There has been welcome excitement in the cancer field lately about immune-based treatments , which co-opt the body's own immune system to fight tumors. The so-called immunotherapies have transformed everything from solid cancers like melanoma and lung , to blood cancers like lymphoma and leukemia .
In the latest study involving one of the first immunotherapies approved by the Food and Drug Administration, researchers report that an immune-based approach can even help people with advanced melanoma, which has spread to the brain, to live longer.
The study, published in Cancer Immunology...
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