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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Chemotherapy may boost immunotherapy power in ovarian cancer



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June 15, 2016

....Lead author Professor Frances Balkwill, based at the Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London, said: "Our study suggests that to give patients the best results not only do the immunotherapy drugs need to be given straight after chemotherapy but they also have to able to block PD-L1. Clinical trials are now needed to test this theory. This same approach could also be extended to other kinds of cancer where the same types of chemotherapy are used, such as lung cancer."....

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