Neha J. Pancholi, PhD, is a science writer at the AACR, where she communicates the latest advances in cancer research to the general public and the media. Neha received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where she investigated the interplay between viruses and cells. Neha is experienced in communicating science to scientific and nonscientific audiences through a variety of formats, including blogs, videos, podcasts, newsletters, and research journals.
Immunotherapy is a form of cancer treatment that helps a patient’s own immune system recognize and attack cancer cells. Research on different types of immunotherapy has exploded over the past decade, and such approaches have proven to be successful for many patients. However, challenges remain, including a lack of response in some patients, development of resistance, and difficulties using certain immunotherapies in solid tumors.Read More