Engineered Antibody System to Kill Cancer Cells

Catharine Paddock Ph.D. composed an article that was fact-checked by Jasmin Collier about an engineered antibody that summons the immune system to kill cancer cells. It attaches itself to the cancer cells before summoning and activating the killer T cells from the immune system to destroy them.

The body can be protected in many ways by the immune system against cells that grow out of control. There are times though when the rogue cells evade these natural defenses and aid cancer. Immunotherapy is developing therapies that can give our immune system a big helping hand.

The Scripps Research Institute …read more

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