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Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States,
with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work
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Biological therapy for cancer, Ovarian cancer
Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists in the Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program are pursuing cutting-edge research to better understand the interaction between the immune system and cancer cells. Researchers are studying new ways to prevent and treat cancer with biological therapy.
Cancer research is conducted in coordination with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
See a list of publications about biological therapy for cancer by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
Biological therapy for cancer care at Mayo Clinic
Nov. 21, 2017
- De Vita VT Jr, et al., eds. Cancer immunotherapy. In: DeVita, Hellman, and Rosenberg's Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology. 10th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Wolters Kluwer Health Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015. http://www.ovid.com/site/index.jsp. Accessed Oct. 9, 2017.
- Biological therapies for cancer. National Cancer Institute. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/types/immunotherapy/bio-therapies-fact-sheet. Accessed Oct. 9, 2017.
- Niederhuber JE, et al., eds. Therapeutic antibodies and immunologic conjugates. In: Abeloff's Clinical Oncology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier; 2014. https://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Oct. 9, 2017.
- Shah DJ, et al. Latest advances in chemotherapeutic, targeted and immune approaches in the treatment of metastatic melanoma. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2014;89:504.
Biological therapy for cancer