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A recently published study led by Dr. Marc Ernstoff of Roswell Park, in partnership with other leading cancer centers, highlights the potential of a new approach to cancer immunotherapy.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
A recent development shows that the immune response to cancer can be further enhanced using cytokines, small proteins that act as chemical messengers transporting information between different types of immune cells. A clinical trial led by Marc Ernstoff, MD, the Katherine Anne Gioia Chair of Medicine at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, found that a drug complex containing one of these cytokines, interleukin-15 (IL-15), is both safe and well tolerated in patients with advanced solid tumors. The findings have been published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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