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Cancer Treatment Uses Enzymes to Boost Immune System and Fight Back

News   Aug 30, 2018 | Original story from The University of Texas at Austin

 
Cancer Treatment Uses Enzymes to Boost Immune System and Fight Back

Left: Cancer manipulates your immune system to support tumor growth by sending signals to your immune cells to turn off. Right: The UT team's treatment degrades that signal and allows your immune system to fight the cancer. Credit: Norah Ashoura Graduate student Molecular Biology College of Natural Sciences, UT.

 
 
 

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