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    Cancer therapy may work in unexpected way, study finds

    May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017

Cancer therapy may work in unexpected way, study finds

Antibodies to the proteins PD-1 and PD-L1 have been shown to fight cancer by unleashing the body’s T cells, a type of immune cell. Now, researchers have shown that the therapy also fights cancer in a completely different way, by prompting immune cells called macrophages to engulf and devour cancer cells.

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