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Balance and Gait is Negatively Impacted By Chemotherapy Treatment (07-26-2017)
A single chemotherapy treatment can result in a significant negative impact on walking gait and balance, putting patients at an increasing risk for falls, according to a new study involving breast cancer... Continue Reading

Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Immunotherapy – Crafting a Better T Cell for Immunotherapy (07-25-2017)
Novartis CAR-T cell therapy CTL019 unanimously (10-0) recommended for approval by FDA advisory committee to treat pediatric, young adult B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  CAR-T also shows promise... Continue Reading

Penn Study Suggests that Combining CAR T Cells with Existing Immunotherapies May Overcome Resistance in Glioblastomas (07-24-2017)
Donald M. O’Rourke, MD Genetically modified “hunter” T cells successfully migrated to and penetrated a deadly type of brain tumor known as glioblastoma (GBM) in a clinical trial of the new therapy,... Continue Reading

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