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Finding

Blood Will Tell: Scientists Find Clues to Immunotherapy Responders and Non-Responders

Why do some patients respond to immunotherapy while others do not? Blood may hold the answer.

photo of blood vials

Finding

#AACR17: Researchers Shed Light on Biological Activity of a New, First-in-Class Immunotherapy

A team at MSK uncovered how TRX518, a new immunotherapy drug in early development, works in the body.

Grey T lymphocytes

Finding

#AACR17: New Data Show Some Patients with Melanoma Live Longer When Receiving Immunotherapy Combination

For some patients with metastatic melanoma, a combination of two immunotherapies works better than either drug alone.

Finding

#AACR17: Study Explores Best Time to Give CAR T Cell Therapy

Leukemia patients may do better on CAR T cell therapy when they are treated early, before their disease relapses.

immune cells

In the Lab

CRISPR Genome-Editing Tool Takes Cancer Immunotherapy to the Next Level

What do you get when you combine two of the hottest areas of biotechnology? A new paper from MSK researchers explains.

CAR T cells attacking cancer

Feature

T Is for T Cell: The Science Behind Immunotherapy

By deciphering the biology of T cells, MSK scientists gave immunotherapy a boost.

T cells on the loose.

Feature

6 Reasons to Come to MSK Monmouth for Your Cancer Care

Discover Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth, our newest outpatient center in Middletown Township, New Jersey.

In the Clinic

Targeting Pancreatic Cancer: An Increased Focus on Developing New Clinical Trials

Pancreatic cancer is difficult to treat, but researchers are focused on developing treatments that are personalized based on each individual patient’s disease.

In the Lab

Resistance Is Futile: Targeted Treatment Makes Stubborn Cancers Responsive to Immunotherapy

New research on an experimental drug provides hope for better responses to immunotherapy.

A chess match

Feature

Do Cancer Vaccines Have a Shot at Success?

After a string of failures, therapeutic cancer vaccines have acquired something of a bad rap. Can we do better?

Needle entering a vaccine vial.