After years of failure, immunotherapy finally is working wonders for some cancers, transforming death sentences into long-term remission. The problem? It doesn’t work in most cancers — at least, not yet.
Millions of lives have been saved since the first organ transplantation in 1954. Today’s leading-edge technology brings new promise but barriers remain. We asked 14 experts for their big ideas on how to improve the dynamic field.
Michael Freeman, PhD, and Sungyong You, PhD, are finding ways to identify which patients are likely to develop aggressive types of prostate cancer even if their tumors at first appear to be lower risk.
An experimental device snags tumor cells like Velcro to speed cancer diagnosis and predict disease spread. The experimental device, the NanoVelcro Chip, could replace traditional biopsies with a simple blood draw.