Latest News : 2010 : May

May Abdel-Wahab, M.D., and Sheldon Greer, Ph.D.

Clinical Trial for Metastatic Brain Cancer Launching at Sylvester

Patients battling lung and breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain currently have limited effective treatment options. This has created a critical need for the development of new therapies. Researchers at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have just received approval to begin enrolling patients…

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Eli Gilboa, Ph.D., Fernando Pastor, Ph.D., and Despina Kolonias, M.S.

Research Team Develops Novel Strategy to Destroy Tumors Using the Immune System

Harnessing the immune system is emerging as one of the most promising new ways to fight cancer. Most cancer cells are eliminated by the immune system; however, over a lifetime, a few may escape this immune surveillance and lead to tumors and metastases.

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