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New research in Nature Medicine aims to understand why cancer vaccine–induced T cells often do not eradicate tumors by examining "immune responses in mice vaccinated with gp100 melanoma peptide in incomplete Freund's adjuvant (peptide/IFA)..." The study showed "Peptide/IFA vaccination primed...

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Stem-cell Transplant for AML May Be Best Delayed Until Relapse

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who do not receive a stem-cell transplant during first remission and then relapse have a fair chance of achieving a second remission with salvage treatment, especially when it includes a transplant, a UK team reports. “This result...
Reuters reports "Scientists from a British cancer charity are teaming up with technology gurus from the likes of Amazon, Facebook and Google to design and develop a mobile game aimed at speeding the search for new cancer drugs." Cancer Research UK heads the project that will allow people "with a smart phone...