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The Immune System and Cancer

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There has been an acceleration in our understanding of how cancer evades the immune system, and an explosion in new therapeutics that re-configure the immune system to mount a powerful anticancer response.

In this list, we highlight:

  •  the impact of aging on cancer development
  •  how tumors evade the immune system
  •  the current and future picture for “immunotherapy” cancer treatments