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A combination of two immunotherapy drugs used against highly advanced melanoma caused tumors to dramatically shrink or disappear, a new study shows. The research is part of an advance in harnessing the body's immune system to kill cancer cells. Full story
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A large nationwide clinical trial is getting underway with the hope that thousands more melanoma patients have a brighter prognosis. NBC’s Robert Bazell reports.
This microscopy image provided by Dr. Carl June on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 shows immune system T-cells, center, binding to beads which cause the cells to divide. The beads, depicted in yellow, are later removed, leaving pure T-cells which are then ready for infusion to the cancer patients. Scientis