1. Reducing number of tumour-supporting cells to fight neuroblastoma

    Reducing number of tumour-supporting cells to fight neuroblastoma

    Investigators at the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles provide preclinical evidence that the presence of tumour-associated macrophages, a type of immune cell, can negatively affect the response to...

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    1. Our findings not only show that reducing the number of tumour-associated macrophages from neuroblastoma tumours can be associated with an improved response to chemotherapy, but that this can occur without requiring a contribution from T cells.