"Exhausted" immune cells in tumour are actually dynamic and active


They are often said to be "exhausted": the immune cells (T cells) in a tumour which are not doing what they should: killing tumour cells. However, these dysfunctional immune cells form a highly active and dynamic group within the tumour, discovered researchers from the Netherlands Cancer Institute and the Israeli Weizmann Institute of Science. They published an article on their study in scientific magazine Cell on Thursday 27 December.

This site uses cookies

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.