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Cancer metastasis: it all depends on the patient’s immune response

February 25 2016

The researchers from Unit 1138, “Integrative Cancer Immunology,” (Inserm, Pierre and Marie Curie and Paris Descartes Universities) have analysed the tumours from 838 patients with colorectal cancer, in order to identify markers for their metastati...
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Breast cancer — what part do behavioural factors play?

February 04 2016

Researchers at Unit 1018 “Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health” (Inserm/Paris-Sud University) at Gustave Roussy have focused on the proportion of breast cancers attributable to various risk factors. The analysis, conducted amo...
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A radiosensitivity test for predicting sequelae following radiotherapy

January 25 2016

Researchers at Inserm Unit 1194, “Montpellier Cancer Research Institute” (Inserm/University of Montpellier/Montpellier Regional Cancer Institute) have confirmed the value of a new test to identify cancer patients who will be free of sequelae follo...
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The intestinal flora as a complement to immunotherapy in oncology

November 06 2015

The vital role of the intestinal flora in successful immunotherapy has just been revealed in a study published in the journal Science. Intestinal bacteria have been identified that can improve the therapeutic response to this drug and reduce a sid...
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Ovarian cancer: A promising approach for treating the most aggressive forms using targeted therapy

October 12 2015

Thanks to work done at Institute Curie by a team led by Fatima Mechta-Grigoriou, Inserm Research Director, it is now possible to identify, among women with aggressive ovarian cancer, those who could benefit from a promising targeted therapy.
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