Cancer breakthrough: Scientists reveal how dangerous cells 'outsmart' immune system

Cancer breakthrough: Scientists reveal how dangerous cells 'outsmart' immune system
 

Experts said the breakthrough could revolutionise treatments by developing drugs which produce a protein that blocks tumours spreading around the body without being traced.
These tumours move to other parts from the primary site by outsmarting the immune system.
Researchers hope by reversing this process the tumours will be exposed to killer immune cells once again.
Professor Wilfred Jefferies, of British Columbia University, said: "The immune system is efficient at identifying and halting the emergence and spread of primary tumours, but when metastatic tumours appear the immune system... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Health, Views: 34
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