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Modulation of anti-tumour immunity using CDK4/6 inhibitors

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Published: 14.12.18
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Dr Shom Goel - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA

Dr Shom Goel speaks to ecancer at SABCS 2018 about the modulation of anti-tumour immunity using CDK4/6 inhibitors.

He explains that CDK4/6 inhibitors not only stop cancer cells from dividing but also aid the immune system by increasing the level the cell presents antigen and making them more visible to the immune system.

He also reports the effect to the actual immune cells as, although some of the effects can decrease the activity of T lymphocytes, other effects can cause an increase in activity, with Dr Goel believing the information gathered so far shows the positives to outweigh the negatives.
 

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