Keyword: Emory University
Checkpoint inhibitors like Merck’s Keytruda don’t work for many patients, and no one knows exactly why. Now, scientists at Emory say they’ve found a clue.
Scientists at Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute are on a mission to unlock the mysteries of lung cancer cells that have long been thought to be unresponsive to any drug therapy. So they’ve developed what they call a “spiderweb of interactions” between proteins in those cancer cells, and they’re using the data to figure out how to target cancer mutations in the lung.
In a small study involving 20 patients, a team at Emory University says they successfully used cryoablation therapy--cold blasts--to successfully treat phantom limb pain. "Until now, individuals...