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Cancer Research Institute Awards $29.3 Million in Grants to Advance Immune-Based Treatments for Cancer

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to fueling the discovery and development of immunotherapies for all forms of cancer, announced that it has committed more than $29.3 million in new funds to accelerate cancer...
4-Aug-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Immunotherapy: 5 Ways to Stop Cancer

"Immunotherapy: 5 Ways to Stop Cancer" features five 1-minute animated videos that provide a quick overview of the five most common immunotherapies in use: monoclonal antibodies, checkpoint inhibitors, cancer vaccines, adoptive cell therapy, and...
30-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

What Cancer Patients Should Know: Latest Immunotherapy News From ASCO

Learn the latest news in cancer immunotherapy for melanoma, lung cancer, leukemia, liver cancer, and other cancer types.
30-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Cancer Research Institute Celebrates Third Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Monthâ„¢ in June

Cancer immunotherapy, which is designed to empower a patient’s own immune system to eliminate cancer cells anywhere in the body, has produced cure-like remissions in very advanced cancers, including melanoma, lung cancer, and leukemia.
4-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

TheAnswerToCancer.org Website for Patients and Caregivers Expands Functionality

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is proud to announce the addition of peer-to-peer advocacy, enhanced sharing functionality, and tumor type-specific information to TheAnswerToCancer.org (TheA2C), a first-of-its-kind website and online community...
3-Nov-2014 11:15 AM EST

Cancer Research Institute to Host 22nd Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Symposium

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) will host its 22nd Annual International Cancer Immunotherapy Symposium October 6-8, 2014, at The Grand Hyatt in New York City.
3-Oct-2014 6:05 PM EDT

Cancer Research Institute to Honor Leaders in Cancer Immunotherapy

The Cancer Research Institute announced today the winners of the 2014 Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research.
16-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Cancer Research Institute to Bestow Top Scientific Prize for Breakthrough Discoveries in Cancer Immunotherapy

CRI honors four scientists for their collective contributions to the discovery and elucidation of the PD-1 receptor pathway as a therapeutic target in cancer treatment.
1-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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Expert Available for Commentary on Recent FDA Analysis of TNF Blockers

The FDA announced on Aug 4 2009 that tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers used in the treatment of immune disorders carry an increased risk of lymphoma and other cancers in children and adolescents. The discoverer of TNF-alpha, Lloyd J. Old, M.D., a...
7-Aug-2009 9:00 AM EDT

PROVENGE Cancer Vaccine Heralds New Dawn in Cancer Therapy

Dendreon's PROVENGE for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer is the first active cellular immunotherapy to prolong patient survival, according to data from a pivotal phase III clinical trial announced at yesterday's AUA annual meeting in...
29-Apr-2009 11:20 AM EDT

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