The Future of Cancer Treatment
While traditional methods for treating cancer, including chemotherapy and radiation, are often effective at killing cancer cells, they can also kill healthy cells, as well. Cancer researchers around the world are searching for more effective therapies that do not compromise patients’ long-term health and wellness. One of the most promising research areas is immunotherapy, which has shown great promise in treating many types of cancer.
Immunotherapies, including immune checkpoint modulators and cell therapy, have revolutionized the treatment of many human diseases. They have improved the outcomes of many cancers to a level thought impossible even a few years ago and comprise a new family of treatments that are quickly becoming a foundation of modern medicine. Classic immunotherapies such as vaccines are becoming increasingly important in a world threatened by emerging pathogens and antibodies that target discrete molecules have helped patients control various autoimmune ailments.
The Center for Immunotherapy & Precision Immuno-Oncology (CITI) is a state-of-the-art center dedicated to immunotherapy research, discovery and developmental therapeutics, with the ultimate goal to make precision immuno-oncology available for every patient. Learn more about our mission and goals.
Our Research Programs
Precision & Developmental Therapeutics
What is Immunogenomics?
We are using immunogenomics—the combined study of tumor and immune cell genomics—to learn more about the body’s immune response to cancer, and how it can be imitated or amplified.LEARN MORE
What is Precision Immuno-Oncology?
It is our ultimate goal to offer immunogenomic profiling to all patients receiving immunotherapy treatment, either through clinical trials or commercial treatments.LEARN MORE
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Exciting investigation and groundbreaking discovery happens every day at Cleveland Clinic. Join our team of expert researchers at the Center for Immunotherapy & Precision Immuno-Oncology.