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Novel immunotherapy provides potential treatment for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

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Recently published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, a study led by Hideho Okada (University of California, CA, USA) has identified a neoantigen present in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).

“It is important to develop more innovative treatment approaches for childhood brain cancers, which now are the leading cause of cancer death in children. DIPG is a very deadly type of brain cancer, and not many children survive beyond 12 months from the time of diagnosis.” Okada explained.

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