3 Things to Know About Melanoma

(DGIwire) – Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. It develops when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells triggers mutations that lead the cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant tumors, according to The Skin Cancer Foundation (SCF). Anyone whose life has been impacted directly by this form of cancer—or who has a […]

An Amazing Year for a Weapon Against Cancer

(DGIwire) – Immuno-oncology continues to prove its worth as an extraordinary research area in cancer care. Finding ways to customize the human immune system to power-up the battle against cancer has led to a wide range of breakthroughs so far, and the year 2018 was no exception. In a recent recap of the top immuno-oncology […]

Spotlighting a Breakthrough in the Race to Treat Cancer

(DGIwire) – The human immune system has evolved over the course of 500 million years into a personalized and effective natural defense against disease. Which raises the question: Why doesn’t the immune system fight cancer? The answer is, it does, or tries to. But cancer uses tricks to hide from the immune system, shut down […]

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