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Looking to our immune system: promising advances in cellular immunotherapies

Experts say that ongoing trials surrounding CAR-T and NK cell immunotherapies have the potential to revolutionise cancer care. Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy is a form of cellular immunotherapy known as adoptive cell transfer, targeting tumour-associated antigens in cancer cells. CAR-T cells are typically developed to recognise and attack a patient’s harmful cancer cells. … Continued
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Barrett’s oesophagus can progress into oesophageal cancer if not managed

A small number of people (less than 1%) with Barrett’s oesophagus can develop oesophageal cancer. Therefore, this condition must be regularly monitored to ensure cancer prevention.  The National Barrett’s Oesophagus Registry and Biobank were established in 2009 to meet the Oesophageal Cancer Fund’s aim of preventing Oesophageal Cancer through early detection.   Barrett’s oesophagus can pose cancer … Continued