• 08 OCT 11
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    Revolutionary discoveries about the immune system

    Revolutionary discoveries about the immune system were made by this year’s Nobel Laureates. The discoveries that are awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize have provided novel insights into the activation and regulation of our immune system. They have made possible the development of new methods for preventing and treating disease, for instance with improved vaccines against infections and in attempts to stimulate the immune system to attack tumors.

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    • 01 OCT 11
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    Ralph Steinman News

    Nobel-Prize winner used his dendritic cell therapy to treat cancer

    Nobel-Prize winner used his dendritic cell therapy to treat his own cancer. Reuters profiled Steinman’s efforts to treat his own pancreatic cancer using his Nobel Prize-winning dendritic cell therapy. Steinman on Oct. 3 received the 2011 Nobel Prize in medicine for his immunology research and his 1973 discovery of dendritic cells , which allowed for the creation of the first therapeutic cancer vaccine.

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    • 23 SEP 11
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    Immune restoration has always been the focus point of cancer therapies offered at MCC

    Immune restoration has always been the focus point of cancer therapies offered at MCC. A recent article in the New York Times refers to a study which shows that it is usually wrong in medicine to take for granted that when something might be good for you, more is better!

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    • 06 SEP 11
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    Fighting Cancer: A Nontoxic Approach to Treatment – Radio interview with Dr. Erik Peper

    Fighting Cancer talks about a Nontoxic Cancer Treatment Approach – The Gorter Model is described as an integrative, nontoxic approach to cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system.

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    • 02 OCT 11
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    Ralph Steinman News

    Dendritic Cell Scientist Wins Nobel Prize!

    Dendritic Cell Scientist Wins Nobel Prize! Dendritic cell research got a boost when Ralph Steinman won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.

    Sadly, Steinman did not live long enough to receive the Prize, he passed away just three days before the Nobel Prize was announced. In 1973 Ralph Steinman and Zanvil Cohn published the first paper describing the discovery of dendritic cells in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. Cohn died in 1993 at the age of 66. In the paper Steinman and Cohn wrote, “morphological observations, both in vivo and in vitro, indicate that these novel cells can assume a variety of branching forms, and constantly extend and retract many fine cell processes.

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