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colorectal cancer screening

Certain colorectal patients may benefit from immunotherapy

September 16, 2019 | Zen Vuong

People with colon and rectal tumors prone to “immune overdrive” don’t do well if they concurrently have an immune-suppressive tumor microenvironment, City of Hope researchers say.

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breakthroughs - liver cancer

ET140202 Artemis T Cell therapy for the treatment of liver cancer

August 20, 2019 | City of Hope

City of Hope is the first institution in the United States to open an immunotherapy clinical trial for liver cancer that eventually could transform treatment of the usually fatal disease into an outpatient procedure.

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Breakthroughs - prostate cancer clinical trial

PSCA as a novel CAR T target for resistant prostate cancer

August 20, 2019 | City of Hope

In this phase 1 trial, the safety and tolerability of autologous anti-PSCA-CAR-4-1BB/TCRzeta-CD19t-expressing T lymphocytes are studied in adult patients with PSCA+ metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

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Saul Priceman | City of Hope

City of Hope scientist receives $9.28M for CAR T trial for metastatic breast cancer

August 15, 2019 | Letisia Marquez

Saul Priceman, Ph.D., and his research team have received a $9.28 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to support a CAR T cell phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of women with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to the brain.

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Susan Neuhausen

Researcher Awarded $3M Grant to Study Genomics of Breast Cancer in Latinas

August 14, 2019 | Jenny Peters

City of Hope researcher Susan Neuhausen, Ph.D., is studying genomic breast cancer risk among Latinas. The research is vital, as Latinas are underrepresented in studies of breast cancer and genetic risk assessment.

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Yuman Fong | City of Hope

First in the nation: City of Hope to offer experimental T cell drug for liver cancer patients

August 5, 2019 | Zen Vuong

An ongoing clinical study in China on the drug showed liver tumor shrinkage, regression of metastatic tumors and fewer side effects than in other T cell clinical trials.

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Pancreatic Cancer Cell

Two new grants aim to advance pancreatic cancer treatment

July 24, 2019 | Cara Martinez

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has awarded two City of Hope researchers — Yuan Chen, Ph.D., and Xiaochun Yu, M.D., Ph.D. — $500,000 Translational Research Grants — a total gift of $1 million.

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Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer at City of Hope

Blood test could predict breast cancer relapse

July 8, 2019 | Zen Vuong

A special blood test may one day predict if a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient will likely relapse years later, a City of Hope study suggests.

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