Tag Archives: cancer

Liquid biopsy for lung cancer early detection

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Molecularly targeted therapies and immune checkpoint inhibitors have markedly improved the therapeutic management of advanced lung cancer. However, it still remains the leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide, with disease stage at diagnosis representing the main prognostic factor. Detection of ...

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Exosomes and immune response in cancer

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Exosomes are a type of extracellular vesicle whose study has grown exponentially in recent years. This led to the understanding that these structures, far from being inert waste by-products of cellular functioning, are active players in intercellular communication mechanisms, including ...

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Exosomes modulate immune responses in cancer

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Exosomes are promising tools for improving cancer care, but conversely may also contribute to tumor progression. Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center highlight recently discovered roles of exosomes in modulating immune responses in cancer, with emphasis on exosomal surface proteins and on ...

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