Immunotherapy fights cancer better with both arms of the immune system, say researchers Medical News Today

Immunotherapy fights cancer better with both arms of the immune system, say researchers

Immunotherapy – the enlisting of the immune system to fight cancer – is an exciting new field that has already led to early trials of new treatments. However, these often fail because promising results seen in petri dishes are not translating into successful attacks on real tumors.

Now, a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) suggests that one reason immunotherapy treatments appear to fail when they leave the lab may be because they are only enlisting one arm of the immune system.

via  Medical News Today

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