Cancer immunotherapy treatments harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells.
SITC Cancer Immunotherapy CONNECT is your hub to learn about cancer immunotherapy and its potential for the future. Download a variety of resources in our library and connect to other patients and healthcare professionals in our online community to learn more about this powerful new treatment option for cancer.
The use of this treatment dates back to the late 1800s; however, the science has never before experienced such positive momentum in improving the lives of patients with cancer as in recent years. As more immunotherapy treatments receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a variety of cancer types, stay connected with SITC for up-to-date resources and education about immunotherapy for cancer treatment.
The Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology (IGP) at Uppsala University in Sweden is involved in an ongoing effort to collect cancer patient data in an initiative entitled U-CAN. ...
It is the recent modest single agent activity of programmed death-ligand 1 and programmed death receptor-1 antibodies for those with breast cancer that is generating hope for use of immunotherapy ...
FYI for those in the Tampa, FL area. Emerging Opportunities--Enhancing Awareness of Clinical Trials The 2017 Breast Immune-Oncology Conference is being held Sat., Oct. 7th at Moffitt ...
DC immunotherapy makes use of the patient's own DCs to activate cancer cell elimination.There is an inherent danger, for example, that the effect of CTLA 4 blockade is not restricted to ...
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Launched in July of 2016, SITC presents the newest in a series of videos focusing on immunotherapy for NSCLC patients, the NSCLC Immunotherapy: Advancing HopeTM video provides an overview of the building blocks of the immune system and immunotherapy, while also highlighting some* of the available FDA approved immunotherapy treatments and potential side effects, and the importance of clinical trials.
For more than 30 years SITC (Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer) has been fighting for treatment and a cure for cancer through research and collaboration. SITC members all over the world are leading the charge against cancer. We’re traveling the globe to meet these thought leaders and demonstrate the crucial work that they’re doing to impact advances in both the science and clinical application of immunotherapy.
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