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Ultrasound-guided microbubbles boost immunotherapy efficacy

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From: eurekalert.org MD Anderson developed a platform to improve both antitumor immune responses and responses to checkpoint inhibitors Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed an ultrasound-guided cancer immunotherapy platform that generates systemic antitumor immunity and improves the therapeutic efficacy of immune checkpoint blockade. The findings from the preclinical study were published today in Nature …

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Researchers destroy cancer cells with ultrasound treatment

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By: Tel Aviv University From: medicalxpress.com An international research team led by Dr. Tali Ilovitsh of the Biomedical Engineering Department at Tel Aviv University developed a noninvasive technology platform for gene delivery into breast cancer cells. The technique combines ultrasound with tumor-targeted microbubbles. Once the ultrasound is activated, the microbubbles explode like smart and targeted warheads, creating holes in cancer …