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Our researchers have found mutations that make cancers much more likely to respond to immunotherapy. It's a chance to make breakthrough treatments work for many more people. Our researchers have found mutations that make cancers much more likely to respond to immunotherapy. It's a chance to make breakthrough treatments work for many more people.

by Tim Gunn | Analysis | 31 January 2024

31 January 2024

Lung cancer cell

Immunotherapy is a new type of treatment causing a buzz in the medical community. But what makes it so exciting? Immunotherapy is a new type of treatment causing a buzz in the medical community. But what makes it so exciting?

by Cancer Research UK | Philanthropy and partnerships | 25 January 2024

25 January 2024

Antibody

Follow Sophia Karagiannis and James Spicer on an immunological adventure as they develop a ground-breaking new class of drug... Follow Sophia Karagiannis and James Spicer on an immunological adventure as they develop a ground-breaking new class of drug...

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 12 December 2023

12 December 2023

Our very own Dr David Crosby tells us about a new consortium for cancer immunotherapy and how you could get involved…   Our very own Dr David Crosby tells us about a new consortium for cancer immunotherapy and how you could get involved…  

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 15 November 2023

15 November 2023

A magnified image of squamous cell carcinoma, the most common type of cervical cancer

The immunotherapy pembrolizumab may help some people with incurable cervical cancer live longer. It's now an approved treatment for them in England and Scotland. The immunotherapy pembrolizumab may help some people with incurable cervical cancer live longer. It's now an approved treatment for them in England and Scotland.

by Tim Gunn | News | 16 May 2023

16 May 2023

T cell

Researchers in Southampton have found a way to improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy in cancers that are resistant by repurposing existing drugs Researchers in Southampton have found a way to improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy in cancers that are resistant by repurposing existing drugs

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 11 November 2022

11 November 2022

Forty years ago, hints of a new component of the immune system caused a stir. Here, we chart the story of gamma delta T cells from discovery to clinical trials... Forty years ago, hints of a new component of the immune system caused a stir. Here, we chart the story of gamma delta T cells from discovery to clinical trials...

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 18 March 2022

18 March 2022

Melanoma cell. Credit: Dr Erik Sahai

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended the use of the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for some adults in England with a type of advanced melanoma skin cancer. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended the use of the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for some adults in England with a type of advanced melanoma skin cancer.

by Harry Jenkins | News | 21 December 2021

21 December 2021

3D representation of oesophageal cancer

The immunotherapy drug nivolumab (Opdivo) has been made available for some people in England with oesophageal cancer, in what has been described as a ‘step change’ for people with this cancer. The immunotherapy drug nivolumab (Opdivo) has been made available for some people in England with oesophageal cancer, in what has been described as a ‘step change’ for people with this cancer.

by Harry Jenkins | News | 20 October 2021

20 October 2021

Bowel cancer cells under a microscope

People who have previously been treated for a type of bowel cancer that has spread to other parts of their body will now have another treatment option in England. People who have previously been treated for a type of bowel cancer that has spread to other parts of their body will now have another treatment option in England.

by Harry Jenkins | News | 16 June 2021

16 June 2021