Research and Innovation

Steve Fiering lab members

From Plant Virus to Cancer Vaccine

The idea of a vaccine for cancer is not new. But there are differences between human viruses and cancer that make creation of a cancer vaccine particularly challenging.

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Vitiligo skin biopsy site

What is Behind Lasting Immune Response in Some Melanoma Survivors?

Resident memory T cells that enter a patient’s skin and blood during immunotherapy are behind the excellent and long-lasting immune responses to cancer that some survivors develop.

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Woman and child biking The Prouty

Where Do Prouty Donations Go? Winter 2021

Combining high-dose radiation therapy with immunotherapy to treat cancer, and resolving employment challenges among cancer survivors are among the newest research projects funded by The Prouty.

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FLASH beam

Piloting a FLASH Radiotherapy Beam for Treatment of Cancer

Researchers convert a standard linear accelerator used for radiation therapy, to deliver an ultra-high-dose rate beam to cancer patients “in a flash.”

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Jason Faris, MD

What Types of Early-phase Trials are Open Now at NCCC?

In this Q&A series, Jason Faris, MD details some exciting and innovating early-phase trials underway at the cancer center.

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