Tumors Hide From the Immune System by Masquerading as Baby Cells

Single cell sequencing reveals liver cancer’s sneaky trick

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The immune system is programmed to recognize foreign bodies as potentially dangerous, promptly removing them before the intruders can cause the body harm. However, the immune system “tolerates” certain foreign tissues, such as a fetus developing in the womb, for example.

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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