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Traitorous immune cells promote sudden ovarian cancer progression

Aggressive ovarian tumors begin as malignant cells kept in check by the immune system until, suddenly and unpredictably, they explode into metastatic cancer. New findings from scientists at The Wistar Institute demonstrate that ovarian tumors don't necessarily break "free" of the immune system, rather dendritic cells of the immune system seem to actively support the tumor's escape.
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Vaccines may make war on cancer personal

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (10 minutes ago)

In the near future, physicians may treat some cancer patients with personalized vaccines that spur their immune systems to attack malignant tumors. New research led by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Lo... Read Post

Traitorous immune cells promote sudden ovarian cancer progression

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

In a new mouse model that mimics the tumor microenvironment of ovarian cancer, scientists have demonstrated that ovarian tumors don't necessarily break "free" of the immune system, rather dendritic cells of the immune system seem to... Read Post

First Model Of Aggressive Ovarian Cancer Demonstrates Immune System's Active Role In Tumor Progression

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

Aggressive ovarian tumors begin as malignant cells kept in check by the immune system until, suddenly and unpredictably, they explode into metastatic cancer. New findings from scientists at The Wistar Institute demonstrate that ovar... Read Post


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