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Mayo Clinic: Exhaustion Renders Immune Cells Less Effective in Cancer Treatment

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 9, 2012.  Rather than stimulating immune cells to more effectively battle cancerous tumors, treatment with the protein interleukin-12 (IL-12) has the opposite effect, driving these intracellular fighters to exhaustion, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The findings appear in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The study [...]

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