May 8, 2021

Have scientists found the key to beating prostate cancer?

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Researcher Professor Johann de Bono said: ‘There’s a lot of evidence that prostate cancer causes what we call immune tolerance — that the cancer suppresses the body from attacking it with its immune cells.

Scientists have discovered that a key protein may be the secret to treating prostate cancer patients with ‘miracle’ immunotherapy drugs.

Clinical trials have now begun – with the goal of unleashing cancer-killing white blood cells to attack the tumour.

Immunotherapies have had stunning results against some types of the disease.

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