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Could Aspirin Boost the Effectiveness of Cancer Immunotherapy?

Oct 28, 2015 1:00:56 PM / by Karina Palomares posted in aspirin, breast cancer, Cancer Immunology, cancer immunotherapy, colorectal cancer, melanoma, research

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New research shows that giving aspirin to cancer patients along with immunotherapy could dramatically boost the effectiveness of the treatment.

Since its market release more than a century ago, aspirin has become one of the most widely used medications to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. Numerous studies have indicated that taking it daily reduces the risk of heart attack or stroke. In addition, some studies have concluded that taking aspirin on a regular basis may lower cancer risk. Recently, new research has suggested that aspirin could potentially increase the power of cancer immunotherapy treatments. How are the two linked?

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T cells in Colon Cancer: Prognosis and Beyond

Apr 1, 2015 1:00:30 PM / by Daisy posted in biomarker, Cancer Immunology, cancer immunotherapy, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, rectal cancer, research, TNF-alpha

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Survival in patients with colon and rectal cancer is correlated to infiltrating T cells. Let’s consider the novel therapeutics that this could develop into!

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