CStone Pharmaceuticals has closed a Series A round of financing with investments from Oriza Seed Venture Capital, Boyu Capital and WuXi Healthcare Ventures.
The new device allows researchers to produce an alternating electric field in a 3D environment.
Contrary to the decades-long belief that these cells are always malignant, researchers have found that they may also come from the blood vessels that line the tumor, rather than from the tumor itself.
When activated, a special type of modified cell called aAVC promotes the maturation of dendritic cells, the gatekeepers of immune memory.
Adding natural or biologically identical forms of progesterone, instead of synthetic forms, to standard breast cancer treatments could prolong life for patients, researchers have found.