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Harnessing the immune system is emerging as one of the most promising new ways to fight cancer. Most cancer cells are eliminated by the immune system; however, over a lifetime, a few may escape this immune surveillance and lead to tumors and metastases. Hence a formidable opportunity has been to find ways to make the immune system recognize the tumor as a foreign body and trigger a response. A team of researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine method to induce the expression of antigens (the proteins recognized by the immune system) on the surface of tumor cells, thereby
Originally posted by Martyrdumb
If this is true and it really does help the cure for cancer, you can bet that one of these researchers is going to have unfortunate "accident" in the next several months before this can even really get out for clinical trials.
...especially if it can be done at a relatively low cost.