IFOM Pills of science

Pills of science

A hand draws a particular biological mechanism, while a voice-over describes the whole process: these are the two key elements that in few minutes depict and clarify even complex biological processes.

Explore our series Pills of science!

Cancer immunotherapy

Immunoterapia e cancro

Immunotherapy is one of the most innovative and promising strategies for cancer treatment. How does it work? Which are the molecular mechanisms underlying this approach? How many drugs are available?

Cancer predisposition and genetic testing

Cancer predisposition and genetic testing

In some families cancer risk is higher than in the rest of the population. Why? Which kinds of tumours have a hereditary basis? Which are the differences among them? And what kind of information a genetic test can provide to a high-risk cancer family?