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Welcome to the Cancer Research Institute blog. Here we share the latest updates on the field of cancer immunotherapy from CRI, including scientific breakthroughs, news stories, and program announcements. We invite your comments and encourage you to share these stories with your friends.
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March 27, 2015
A breakthrough new treatment that genetically modifies immune cells in cancer patients is showing tremendous promise in helping adults with an aggressive form of leukemia.
gene therapy, leukemia, T cell therapy
The New York Observer named Cancer Research Institute Young Philanthropists Council chair Alexis Feldman as one of its "20 Under 40" Top Young Philanthropists in its 2013 annual philanthropy supplement.
in the news, young philanthropists
Fundraising tips from a staff member turned community fundraiser/half marathon runner!
community fundraising, marathon, Team CRI
Mark Sundrud, a former CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellow (2006-2009) has been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at The Scripps Research Institute.
Seeking out highly trained doctors at expert medical centers gives ovarian and other cancer patients two advantages—best standard of care treatment and better access to clinical trials.
clinical trials, ovarian cancer
Cancer Research Institute has launched a new website that features expert information on the latest breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy, helpful patient information, videos, infographics, and more.
The Winter 2013 issue of The Researcher, CRI's print newsletter, is now available online.
11 year old Kate Bockholt watched her mother battle (and beat) cancer. Now she wants to help fund research so others don't have to suffer. She created a necklace that inspires hope and helps to save lives.
Combining multiple treatments given at the right time and in the right doses is key to optimizing cancer therapy, scientists believe.
clinical accelerator, clinical trials, collaboration, immunotherapy, pancreatic cancer, vaccine
The Cancer Research Institute 2012 Annual Report is now available for download.
annual report, innovation, progress