New research published in PNAS that was led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) provides insights on why some types of colorectal cancer don’t respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors and offers a strategy to overcome their resistance.
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The Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers is one of the largest and most experienced centers in New England for the treatment of GI cancers.
The Center for Young Adult Colorectal Cancer at Mass General Cancer Center was created to address the vast unmet needs of colorectal cancer patients under the age of 50 and to provide specialized and personalized care for these patients.
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