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F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

Cells taken from cancer patients are genetically engineered to fight cancer at a Kite processing facility.
F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

Cells taken from cancer patients are genetically engineered to fight cancer at a Kite processing facility.
Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

A colored scanning electron micrograph of dental plaque, with Fusobacterium nucleatum shown in red. The bacteria, found in the mouth, are also found in half of all colon tumors and travel with the
Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

A colored scanning electron micrograph of dental plaque, with Fusobacterium nucleatum shown in red. The bacteria, found in the mouth, are also found in half of all colon tumors and travel with the
Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

A colored scanning electron micrograph of dental plaque, with Fusobacterium nucleatum shown in red. The bacteria, found in the mouth, are also found in half of all colon tumors and travel with the
Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

A colored electron micrograph showing colon tissue with cancer in yellow, blood cells in red, mucus in blue and bacteria in light green. A study links colon cancer with two types of bacteria, which
Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

A colored electron micrograph showing colon tissue with cancer in yellow, blood cells in red, mucus in blue and bacteria in light green. A study links colon cancer with two types of bacteria, which
Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

A colored electron micrograph showing colon tissue with cancer in yellow, blood cells in red, mucus in blue and bacteria in light green. A study links colon cancer with two types of bacteria, which
Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Oriana Sousa, 28, who lives in Marinha Grande, Portugal, had a rare, aggressive form of ovarian cancer. Traditional treatments failed, but with immunotherapy her tumors shrank so much that there is no
Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Oriana Sousa, 28, who lives in Marinha Grande, Portugal, had a rare, aggressive form of ovarian cancer. Traditional treatments failed, but with immunotherapy her tumors shrank so much that there is no
Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Oriana Sousa, 28, who lives in Marinha Grande, Portugal, had a rare, aggressive form of ovarian cancer. Traditional treatments failed, but with immunotherapy her tumors shrank so much that there is no
Two-Thirds of Doctors Experience Burnout. Here’s How To Stop It
Two-Thirds of Doctors Experience Burnout. Here’s How To Stop It
Sloan Kettering Researchers Correct the Record by Revealing Company Ties

Sloan Kettering Researchers Correct the Record by Revealing Company Ties

Dr. Jedd Wolchok, an oncologist specializing in immunotherapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, revealed ties to 31 companies in correcting disclosures for research articles.
Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs

Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs

Michael Schaffer, who received a liver transplant, is the first to undergo a new procedure that may help wean organ recipients from anti-rejection drugs.
Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs

Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs

Michael Schaffer, who received a liver transplant, is the first to undergo a new procedure that may help wean organ recipients from anti-rejection drugs.
Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs

Scientists Are Teaching the Body to Accept New Organs

Michael Schaffer, who received a liver transplant, is the first to undergo a new procedure that may help wean organ recipients from anti-rejection drugs.