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Mesothelioma Immunotherapy


The role of the immune system recognize and attack the dangerous foreign bodies, which entered the body, such as bacteria or viruses.

The role of the immune system recognize and attack the dangerous foreign bodies, which entered the body, such as bacteria or viruses. He should do the same with abnormal cells that can not function properly, which includes cancer cells. Unfortunately, some diseases such as mesothelioma make it through the protection of the body because the immune system can not distinguish them from healthy cells.

Recently, researchers are working on a potential solution to this problem, known as immunotherapy. This kind of treatment is aimed at strengthening the body's ability to recognize and target cancer cells. Most forms are mesothelioma immunotherapy are still under investigation, but oncologists hope for the future of this pioneering study.



  Publication date: 1 September, 2010





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