Novel immunotherapy approach shows promise in blood cancers

Posted by on June 2, 2016 5:24 pm
Categories: health

Cancer researchers show that injecting substances that mimic tumor-cell DNA into the bloodstream can stimulate the STING pathway to provoke a life-extending immune response in mice with acute myeloid leukemia. This is the first demonstration that this approach could be effective in widely disseminated ‘liquid’ cancers, such as leukemia.

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