Harnessing Innate Immunity To Treat Cancer
Infographic Nov 21, 2019
Immuno-oncology – a type of immunotherapy used to treat cancer – works by exploiting the ability of a patient’s immune system to fight disease. Whilst initially efforts were directed towards the adaptive immune system, increasing attention is now aimed towards the role of innate immunity in antitumor responses.
Download this infographic to:
- Explore the link between innate and adaptive immunity
- Discover the key elements of the innate immune system
- Learn how innate immune responses can be manipulated to therapeutically target cancer
More than 100 years ago, Nobel prize-winning German physician and scientist, Paul Ehrlich suggested that the incidence of cancer would be significantly higher if it wasn’t for our immune system – bringing to light immune cells’ incredible ability to recognize, target, seek out, and destroy cancerous cells.READ MORE