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Trogocytosis helps tumours evade the immune response

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer In a new study, published in Cell Metabolism, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania […]

Lactate found to regulate T cell anti-tumour activity

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer As our understanding of the role of metabolites in the body increases, and as […]

Multi-omics study helps unravel how germ cell tumours develop and differentiate

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new study investigates the origins and development of germ cell tumours (GCT), which […]

Premalignant tumours composition and cell changes defined with single-cell analyses

A new study identified key changes in gene expression and tissue composition in premalignant tumours, providing potential targets for prevention, […]

The abscopal effect and B cells’ surprising role in treating hard to reach tumours

A new study in mice finds that B cells unexpectedly promote the therapeutic shrinking of breast cancer tumours, even when they are not the direct targets of local immunotherapy.  The […]

Cancer vaccine provokes a coordinated attack on tumours

A study in Nature describes a new type of cancer vaccine that works by obstructing a tactic used by tumours […]

Brain tumours treated with donor STEM cells

Researchers have developed a novel therapeutic strategy for treating brain tumours using stem cells taken from healthy donors engineered to […]

Genome-wide CRISPR and tumour suppressor genes could open new pathways for discovering anticancer drugs

Researchers at the University of Texas have performed genome-wide CRISPR screens to uncover vulnerabilities critical for discovering anticancer drugs. The […]

Insights from Largest-Ever Tumour Genome Analysis Ready for Clinical Use

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  A study headed by Cambridge University scientists has conducted the largest whole-genome sequencing analysis […]

Arming CAR-T cells to fight solid tumours

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Immunotherapy with chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR-T cells) has yielded impressive anticancer responses […]