Immunotherapy as a way to treat cancer has been studied for more than 100 years. More recently, as doctors have learned from research and clinical trials about how to train the immune system to find and destroy cancer cells, more successes are being reported.
Immunotherapy is changing people’s lives, offering hope with new treatment strategies.
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This may be due to an alternate immune checkpoint, CD200 (OX2) checkpoint blockade. The immuneosuppressive CD200 protein shuts down the immune system through multiple mechanisms (Xiong ...
While I agree with Stephanie's detailed account, simply put checkpoint molecules are a signature of exhausted/ chronically stimulated lymphocytes and therefore serves as a feedback mechanism ...
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