Researchers Use 'Trickery' To Create Immune Response Against Melanoma

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Response Against Melanoma Skin Cancer

Dendritic cell-based therapy uses tumor cells and 'danger' signals to stimulate tumor immunity

A new type of immunotherapy in which dendritic cells are tricked into action against cancer when they are exposed to harmless pieces of viruses and bacteria is described in the November issue of Cancer Research.

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