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  • Ken Garber
  • 2004
proposed that cancer was caused by altered metabolism— deranged energy processing—in the cell. Warburg, winner of a Nobel Prize in 1931, is now considered by many to be the greatest biochemist of the first half of the 20th century. His cancer theory, though, mostly fell on deaf ears. Altered metabolism " may be a symptom of [cancer], but not the primary(More)
  • Ken Garber
  • 2011
T he March 25 approval of ipilimumab (Yervoy) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was a milestone for the embattled field of cancer immuno-therapy. As the first agent to increase overall survival in a phase III melanoma trial, ipilimumab appeared to vindicate the immune surveillance hypothesis of cancer first proposed in 1957. That hypothesis, which(More)
  • Ken Garber
  • 2006
Oncolytic virus research got a welcome boost last November when Chi-nese regulators approved the world's fi rst oncolytic viral therapy for cancer, Shanghai Sunway Biotech's genetically modifi ed adenovirus H101. " It's fantastic for the fi eld, " said John Bell , Ph.D., of the Ottawa Health Research Institute in Canada. " We needed to have something that(More)