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MSP283. Breaking Through the Cancer Ecosystem

Matt Armitage, Founder, Kulturpop

07-Jun-24 11:00

MSP283. Breaking Through the Cancer Ecosystem

Matt Armitage and Richard Bradbury explore exciting breakthroughs in cancer treatment, focusing on the shift from viewing cancer as a singular entity to understanding it as an ecosystem. They discuss the potential of mRNA vaccines for personalized cancer treatment, the promising results of a melanoma vaccine trial, and the development of engineered viruses to target and kill cancer cells. The hosts also delve into the success of lorlatinib in treating advanced non-small cell lung cancer and the benefits of flash radiotherapy in reducing toxicity and treatment duration. Additionally, they discuss the effectiveness of the immunotherapy drug Keytruda in treating bowel cancer and highlight other significant medical breakthroughs, such as the link between tetanus vaccines and a reduced risk of Parkinson's disease, as well as the discovery of a genetic "volume control" for inflammatory bowel disease. The episode emphasizes the importance of these advancements in improving cancer survival rates and patient quality of life.

Produced by: Richard Bradbury

Presented by: Richard Bradbury

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