Original broadcast date: July 19, 2009
The understanding of a disease process or pathophysiology is crucial to the development of innovative ways to find effective therapies to treat it. On Sunday House Call we have been following various avenues in cancer research that continue to reveal insights into the protein chemistry, genetics and immune response among others.
A study published online on April 27, 2009 the journal Nature Medicine looked at a specific cancer vaccine that may boost the immune systems response to attack tumours.
- Dr. Pam Ohashi, PhD, FRSC, Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto Co-Director of the Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute at Princess Margaret Hospital
Senior Scientist, Division of Signaling Biology at the Ontario Cancer Institute and Canada Research Chair in Autoimmunity and Tumour Immunity