Immunotherapy and some other results from ESMO 2018

 The Checkpoint Inhibitors
The most revered news was the discovery of the checkpoint proteins on the surface of the immune system cells. The checkpoint proteins’ natural job is to put a break on the immune system cells to prevent them from attacking people’s own body cells. An immune attack on host cells can lead to disabling and life-threatening autoimmune diseases. Long before the scientists discovered these checkpoint proteins and their actions, cancers were disabling the immune system by using the checkpoint proteins to . . .

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