2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 2 Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers

Nov 19 2018

New York Times (Oct. 1, 2018): The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded on Monday to James P. Allison of…

The Most Promising Cancer Therapy in Decades Is About to Get Better

Mar 11 2016

Tumors contain the seeds of their own destruction. We just need to work out how to activate them. The rise of immunotherapy…

Good News for President Carter

Jan 02 2016

Good news for Jimmy Carter, but long road for other melanoma patients: New therapies have revolutionized melanoma treatment, but we still have…

Genetic markers may predict melanoma survival

Jan 21 2016

Melanoma is the most dangerous and lethal form of skin cancer. But just how long will a patient survive following the removal…

FDA Approves Immunotherapy to help Prevent Relapse of Melanoma

Nov 02 2015

Patients with operable stage III melanoma can now receive the immunotherapy drug ipilimumab (Yervoy®) as adjuvant therapy to help prevent recurrence of…