Finding New Ways to Help the Immune System Fight Cancer

Title: Finding New Ways to Help the Immune System Fight Cancer
Description: Researchers are tapping into the innate immune system by harnessing dendritic cells to activate T-cell immunity, helping macrophages engulf cancer cells, and engineering natural killer cells to target cancer. Researchers are also investigating the gut microbiome’s role in immunity and targeting the microbiome for cancer therapy.

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Topics/Categories: Infographics -- Health
Type: Color, Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Date Created: September 3, 2019
Date Added: September 3, 2019
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