Invasive virus infections during chemotherapy: an underestimated factor

Invasive virus infections during chemotherapy: an underestimated factor

(Vienna, 29.04.2021) While the importance of virus infections as a leading cause of morbidity and mortality is well documented in patients undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation, their impact in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy is less well studied. A new publication reveals that invasive viral infections can be clinically relevant in…

Day of Immunology – a reminder of the important interplay between immunology and cancer

Day of Immunology – a reminder of the important interplay between immunology and cancer

(Vienna, 29.04.2021) On today’s International Day of Immunology, we would like to draw your attention to the tight interaction between the immune system and cancer development. Despite the introduction of new cancer immunotherapies, this interplay is still not common knowledge. Immunology research has been an integral part of St. Anna…