Making Immune “Cold” Tumors Hot

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A main goal of current research and clinical trials is to expand the number of patients that benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitors. Thus, it is perhaps not surprising that combination therapies are the future for these immunotherapies in treating cancer. There are many clinical trials that combine an immunotherapy with conventional chemotherapy (drugs that kill … Read moreMaking Immune “Cold” Tumors Hot

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Fighting Cancer with the Immune System: Lessons from CAR T Cell Therapy

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The Promise of CAR T Cell Therapy Many strategies that train the immune system to recognize and attack cancer are in development or undergoing clinical trials (1). However, these strategies have the potential to cause life-threatening consequences, as evidenced by the latest report of the death of another patient receiving CAR T cell therapy (2). CAR … Read moreFighting Cancer with the Immune System: Lessons from CAR T Cell Therapy

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