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Cancer and Advantages of Immunosuppression


  • Mirta D Ambra

    (Academy of Medicine and Science, South America)


As oncologists learn to target the immune response to “self and non-self,†a delicate therapy balance will eventually be achieved with predictable outcomes, benefits, and toxicity in the fightThe study of how the immune system recognizes friend and foe, or as the immunologist Sir Macfarlane Burnet phrased it, “distinguishes between self and non-self,†has driven important discoveries that are transforming our ability to treat cancer.

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  • Mirta D Ambra, 2018. "Cancer and Advantages of Immunosuppression," Open Access Journal of Oncology and Medicine, Lupine Publishers, LLC, vol. 1(2), pages 1-28, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:abr:joajom:v:1:y:2018:i:2:p:28
    DOI: 10.32474/OAJOM.2018.01.000108

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