Category Archives: Research

Setbacks on the Path to CAR T Cell Therapy Approval

Setbacks on the Path to CAR T Cell Therapy Approval

Many scientists, physicians, and patients are looking to immuno-oncology as the future of cancer treatment, especially with cutting-edge immunotherapeutic techniques like chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, which has been called a “living drug.” This phrase refers to the fact that the therapy is derived from the patient’s own living cells. The treatment begins… Read More…

How Does Your Immune System Protect You?

How Does Your Immune System Protect You?

In recent years, immuno-oncology has received a lot of hype and praise because of some high-profile success cases, such as former president Jimmy Carter, and investments from popular culture icons like Sean Parker. What makes immunotherapy such an exciting option for the field of oncology is that it bolsters the body’s natural immunity to disease.… Read More…

What You Need to Know about Cytokines in Immuno-Oncology

What You Need to Know about Cytokines in Immuno-Oncology

One of the main approaches to cancer immunotherapy involves cytokines, which serve as messengers for the immune system. Immune cells secrete cytokines, which are proteins or glycoproteins, to strengthen or suppress normal immune functions. Researchers are attempting to take advantage of this regulatory role to boost the activity of macrophages and natural killer cells, as… Read More…

Immuno-Oncology Research: The Need to Stand Out in the Crowd

Immuno-Oncology Research: The Need to Stand Out in the Crowd

Immuno-oncology has become a central focus for medical research firms and organizations across the country, and many are working on the same targets. Over the past five years, interest in immuno-oncology has spiked dramatically due to real changes in survival curves for many cancers and the extraordinary amount of money being made available. While all… Read More…