Immune Cells Make Brain Tumors Spread Faster, but We Can Stop Them

Why the brain’s immune cells fail to notice cancer

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Researchers have discovered how a glitch in the brain’s immune system can inadvertently cause an accelerated growth and spread of brain tumors. However, therapeutically “fixing” this failure to restore the activity of the immune system can halt the progression of these deadly, aggressive cancers.

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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