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Targeting the nervous system to improve cancer patient outcomes

3 May 2023

In this video, Dr. Moran Amit, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses his lab’s focus on cancer neuroscience and improving patient outcomes. The lab aims to extend patients’ lives and improve their quality of life by studying the interaction between the nervous system and tumors. Amit's presentation at the AACR 2023 conference focuses on the quality of life in patients with oropharyngeal cancer and how nerves mediate resistance to immunotherapy.

This video was filmed at AACR 2023.