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Source: Skin Cancer  Aug 08, 2020  3 years, 8 months, 1 week, 4 days, 1 hour, 3 minutes ago

Skin Cancer: New Immunotherapy Protocol With Adoptive T Cell Transfer Combined With DC Vaccination Shows Promise For Advanced Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer: New Immunotherapy Protocol With Adoptive T Cell Transfer Combined With DC Vaccination Shows Promise For Advanced Skin Cancer
Source: Skin Cancer  Aug 08, 2020  3 years, 8 months, 1 week, 4 days, 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
Skin Cancer: A novel immunotherapy protocol involving adoptive T cell transfer combined with dendritic cell vaccination for the skin cancer malignant melanoma shows promising results.


 
The clinical research involving three severely ill patients who are now long-term survivors has given optimism for others in a similar predicament.
 
The research published in the journal: OncoImmunology, is the result of a collaboration between researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/2162402X.2020.1792058
 
Dr Maria Wolodarski, an oncologist and researcher at Karolinska Institutet told Thailand Medical News, ‘Immunotherapy is based on activation of the body's own immune defense to eliminate cancer cells. Immunotherapy achieved substantial progress, particularly when the treatment with immune-activating antibodies (Immune Checkpoint Inhibition, ICI) was introduced. This prolongs the survival of patients with advanced melanoma."
 
Dr Maria Wolodarski is the study's principal investigator and responsible for pa