Key to improved cancer immunotherapy

Researchers have investigated how different subtypes of essential immune-response cells called CD8+ T lymphocytes cooperate to mount a stronger anti-tumor response. The results show that generation of an optimal immune response to cancer requires cooperation between two types of memory T cell — one circulating in the blood and the other resident in tissues — that can be reactivated with current immunotherapy strategies. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)