Patient Tumors Can Form Personalized Vaccines to Fight Cancer

Patient Tumors Can Form Personalized Vaccines to Fight Cancer

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immune-t-cellA new process for creating a personalized vaccine may become a crucial tool in helping patients with colorectal cancer develop an immune response against their own tumors. Dartmouth researchers named it the dendritic cell (DC) vaccine.

In this photo, a T cell (purple), one of the immune system’s principal means of defense, identifies the molecular signature of a dendritic cell (green).

(READ the story in Science Daily)

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