Immunotherapy Against Cancer

By:¬†Eliot Eton The statistics are alarming: in 2012, there were about 14 million new cases of cancer, and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths (1). Over the next twenty years, the number of new cases is likely to increase by over 70% (1). Approximately 42% of men and 38% of women are expected to develop cancer overContinue reading “Immunotherapy Against Cancer”

Treatment as Prevention: Updates on Efforts to Combat the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

by Elliot Eton The target is 2030. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has ambitiously set 2030 as the year by which we should achieve the end of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, which has claimed the lives of 39 million people globally since the first cases were reported in 1981.1 This past year, toContinue reading “Treatment as Prevention: Updates on Efforts to Combat the HIV/AIDS Pandemic”