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Reprogramming Pancreatic Cancer

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Findings published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggest that a type of white blood cell called tumor associated macrophages that have been deceived by pancreatic cancer cells into not attacking them can be “reprogrammed” by a specially designed molecule that activates a protein found on their surfaces.[/subheqd]

Researchers hope that this immune system boosting molecule — ADH-503 — can eventually also make the checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapies that revolutionized the treatment of many cancers available to pancreatic cancer patients. Read more . . . 

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