A National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to Washington University School of Medicine will support research into understanding lung cancer recurrence.
A study from the Washington University School of Medicine shows that treatment with the immunity boosting protein interleukin 7 (IL-7) after an infusion of genetically modified T cells causes the cancer-fighting CAR-T cells to grow in number and become more effective at killing tumor cells.
Gregory D. Longmore, MD, at the School of Medicine, and Amit Pathak, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, will study the cells that lead the migration of deadly tumor cells through the body with a five-year $2.54 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant.
A network survey among agencies that address cancer risk in rural Missouri and Illinois, conducted by the Brown School and the School of Medicine’s Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control, was found to be useful in helping those practitioners identify gaps, plan for how to establish future relationships and strengthen collaboration.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine describes a potential new therapy for synovial sarcoma, a rare tumor of soft tissues.
Researchers at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine have found a way to help more patients who want to stop smoking. The successful strategy involves using electronic medical records to help identify smokers when they visit their oncologists and offering help with quitting during such visits.
Interdisciplinary Washington University research finds patients may be OK with artificial intelligence playing a role in medical diagnostics.
New research from Washington University School of Medicine shows that blocking a major inflammatory pathway in pancreatic cancer makes the tumors sensitive to chemotherapy and a type of immunotherapy that helps the immune system’s T cells to attack cancer cells.
WashU’s Hong Chen and her team have developed a method for producing a low-cost, easy-to-use focused ultrasound device that can help open up the blood-brain barrier for non-invasive procedures and diagnostics.
An investigational cancer drug that starves tumors of their energy supply also shows evidence of improving whole body metabolism, according to a new study in mice from Washington University School of Medicine.