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An intravenous injection — Azedra (iobenguane I 131) — for the treatment of adults and adolescents age 12 and older with rare tumours of the adrenal gland that are unresectable, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). more

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New research, published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, has described how immunosuppressive macrophages may be ‘re-educated’ to fight off and eat tumorous cells. more

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A research team from immuno-oncology focused biotechnology company, BriaCell Therapeutics, has published a paper shedding light on the potentially unique mechanism of action of the company’s lead product candidate, Bria-IMT, at shrinking tumours. more

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The US FDA has expanded its approval of Imfinzi (durvalumab) to now include the treatment of patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours are unresectable and have not progressed after chemoradiation treatment. more

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A new strategy to tackle the issue of long-term treatment efficacy in cancer patients has been developed by researchers from the Netherlands Cancer Institute in collaboration with international biotechnology company, Genmab. more

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Nanobiotix, a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company, has started a pre-clinical collaboration with the Providence Cancer Institute to study NBTXR3 — a nanoparticle designed for direct injection into cancerous tumours and activation by radiotherapy more

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Cancer researchers are excited by new work that is indicating a cheap, over-the-counter cold remedy (N-Acetyl cysteine, or NAC) can inhibitor the tumour stroma — a cell compartment that is fundamental to the spread of cancer. more

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A research team from the Netherlands Cancer Institute has discovered the underlying mechanism to why cancer cells become addicted to the drugs that are administered to kill them, which may lead to more rational alternating therapies. more

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The high-pressure environment of pancreatic cancer tumours are behind most drugs failing, according to researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center more

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BioCellChallenge has announced its positive results from in-vivo tests of a therapeutic antibody more

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A minimally invasive vaccine that combines cancer cells and immune-enhancing factors promises to “launch a destructive attack” on tumors more

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Findings presented at the EORTC, EANO and ESMO congress in Istanbul demonstrate that EDO-S101 is effective in models of human glioblastoma irrespective of methyltransferase status and in combination with radiotherapy. more

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At the same time, Recipharm Venture Fund has invested SEK 8 million in Isofol Medical. more

This immunotherapy is designed to induce a robust immune response against Brachyury, a tumour-associated antigen which is overexpressed in every major solid tumour setting more