Immune Training Teaches Certain Cells to Target Cancer

The innate immune system, which responds more generally to bodily invaders, may be an important yet overlooked component of immunotherapy’s success. A study found that “training” the innate immune system with β-glucan, derived from fungus, inspired the production of innate immune cells, specifically neutrophils, that were primed to prevent or attack tumors in an animal model.

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