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Cancer immunology

Cat and mouse games

The immune system is intimately involved in how tumours develop. But how do tumours avoid being killed by immune responses? It seems that in some instances they can lull immune cells into a false sense of security.

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Figure 1: Escaping the immune system — a model.

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