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Stopping cancer spread with immunotherapy

Immune system molecules could be used to stop cancer from spreading through the body, according to new research from Queen’s University.

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ASCO roundup: New research highlighted at renowned oncology conference

New research presented at the annual American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting could change how cancer is treated worldwide. Read about emerging advances in prostate, lung and breast cancer treatments in this update from CTV News.

Help bring new therapies to the clinic by participating in clinical trials

The Canadian Cancer Society, with the help of our donors, supports cancer clinical trials across the country, aiming to test new ways to prevent cancer, improve survival and enhance quality of those living with cancer.

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Why are brain cancers hard-to-treat?

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Finding new treatments for brain cancer

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Boosting the immune system to target cancer

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Immunotherapy, a promising new field of cancer treatment

Immunotherapy is a promising new field of cancer research that is generating a lot of international headlines. It is a type of cancer treatment that trains and uses a patient’s immune system to fight cancer.

Matching the right drug to the right ovarian cancer

Read a blog from the CCS Research Information Outreach Team (RIOT) that reviews the promise and challenges of personalized medicine, with a focus on ovarian cancer.

Getting cancer patients to quit smoking: the bottom line

Are tobacco cessation programs for cancer patients an overlooked opportunity? In the wake of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), learn more about the research evidence in an article sponsored by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.

“Living drugs”: New immunotherapies train immune cells to fight cancer

Researchers are developing new immunotherapy treatments called CAR-T therapies that train immune cells to fight cancer better in the body. Learn more in this CTV News article.

Blood test offers hope for improved lung cancer treatment

Researchers have examined using blood tests to track the genetic changes in lung tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages. This information could guide treatment decision making.

Emerging research shows early promise for sarcoma vaccine

New research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre presented at the annual American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting shows early promise for a new sarcoma vaccine. Read more in this article.