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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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Wistar Scientists Find Key To Keeping Killer T Cells In Prime Shape For Fighting Infection, Cancer

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

Like tuning a violin to produce strong, elegant notes, researchers at The Wistar Institute have found multiple receptors on the outside of the body's killer immune system cells which they believe can be selectively targeted to keep ... 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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