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Yung S. Lie, PhD, is the president and CEO of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.
Betting on basic science is leading to breakthroughs in immune checkpoint inhibitors, CAR-T, targeted therapies, cancer vaccines and more.
The program will pay 65% of the cost of providing the custom-made immunotherapy.
“We have reason to hope that the basic principle could help glioblastoma patients. The next step is to work on a clinical trial to test it.”
Advocates are demanding that the Trump administration remove its restrictions and expand coverage for the cancer treatment.
Overall, the therapy worked very well in the mice used in the study. The first human clinical trial will be in adult brain cancers.
The researchers are now designing a first-in-human clinical trial to test the effectiveness of this approach in patients.
A look back at some of the major news stories we covered this year.
Long-term remission seen in children with leukemia and adults with lymphoma.
Customized cell therapy plus Imbruvica leads to high response rate.
We asked the experts what they think will be the next big breakthroughs.
Half of those treated with the experimental immunotherapy bb2121 no longer had detectable cancer.
The new therapies include immune checkpoint inhibitors; therapeutic vaccines; CAR T-cell therapies; and “conjugate” drugs.
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