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BACKGROUND Despite optimal surgical treatment and modern adjuvant therapies, 50% of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer die within 5 years. Immunotherapy offers an appealing complement to traditional chemotherapy, with possible long-term protection against tumor recurrences through immunological memory. We have conducted a pilot study of a novel(More)
Feeding interrupts the migrating myoelectric complex in most mammals. This study aimed to assess whether resumption of the migrating myoelectric complex in the human duodenum after eating was related to the gastrointestinal transit of the meal. Five healthy subjects participated in the study. After eating a radiolabelled test meal consisting of mixed liquid(More)
BACKGROUND We previously identified tumor-reactive lymphocytes in the first lymph nodes that drain the primary tumor. In this study, we performed lymphatic mapping to investigate the possibility of finding the first lymph nodes that drain metastases, and of learning whether these lymph nodes contained tumor-reactive lymphocytes suitable for adoptive(More)
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