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Breast cancer: considerable progress in immunotherapy significantly delays life expectancy, even in the worst prognoses

Breast cancer: considerable progress in immunotherapy significantly delays life expectancy, even in the worst prognoses

An international study published on July 21 reveals that adding a type of immunotherapy, an antibody called pembrolizumab, to chemotherapy improves the overall survival of patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer by 27%. worse prognosis in this type of cancer. Triple-negative breast cancer accounts for approximately 15% of all diagnosed breast tumours. Proof of the …

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New hope in the fight against cancer: a genetically modified virus can increase the life expectancy of children with brain tumors

New hope in the fight against cancer: a genetically modified virus can increase the life expectancy of children with brain tumors

Each year in Europe, more than 35,000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed and 6,000 children die from it. The breakthrough made by Spanish researchers concerns infiltrating glioma of the brainstem (GITC). In France, nearly 50 children are affected each year, as many girls as boys, making GITC a rare tumour. The discovery of …

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