A Fresh Approach to Treating Cancer: Targeting Proteins

(DGIwire) – Many headlines from the world of cancer research are focusing on the potential of checkpoint inhibitors—a way of releasing the brakes on immune cells so they can attack cancer cells. But as recently noted on LifeScienceLeader.com, some companies are exploring drugs that could work in combination with checkpoint inhibitors in the hopes of […]

As a Cancer ‘Moonshot’ Kicks Off, a Unique Organization Fights for the Kids

(DGIwire) – In January 2016, President Obama signed a memorandum creating a White House task force on cancer—the first step in what Vice President Joe Biden has called a “moonshot” to cure the disease, according to The New York Times. The president appointed Biden to lead the panel, which will set a goal of doubling […]