Cancer and the Immune System
The idea that a person’s immune system can fight cancerous cells was conceived over 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.
Download this infographic to discover:
- The concept of cancer immunosurveillance
- What immunoediting is and why it‘s important
- The types of immunotherapy that exist currently