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Julio A. Aguirre-Ghiso, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology at the Tisch Cancer Institute Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is leading a study on dormant cancer cells and their connection to relapse in patients. The research involves implanting a device with a diameter of 1mm...
Neural networks (a.k.a. deep learning algorithms) can be used to teach computers to distinguish various types of disease via prior analysis of massive amounts of clinical data.
Immunotherapy with newly developed “immune checkpoint inhibitors” has led to striking advances in treatment for aggressive malignancies such as melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, and renal cell carcinoma. These novel therapeutics work by blocking the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway, which in turn helps reveal...