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Cancer immunotherapy: Killers on sterols.

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The dream of stimulating the body's immune response to fight cancer has become a reality in the past decade. Several potent drugs have been clinically approved that block inhibitory checkpoints in the immune system, boosting the ability of the system's T cells to mount responses against a range of cancers1. Furthermore, patients' own T cells have been successfully genetically engineered to attack blood-cancer cells2. Although these studies have established the immune system as a powerful ally...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1038/nature17310

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, KIR
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Journal website
Publication date:
2016-03-16
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
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uuid:50c816e6-e9db-46e7-a236-0fac419fc271
Source identifiers:
611763
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pubs:611763
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English
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