Scientists at Johns Hopkins have created a nanoparticle that carries two different antibodies capable of simultaneously switching off cancer cells’ defensive properties while switching on a robust anticancer immune response in mice. Experiments with the tiny, double-duty “immunoswitch” found it able to dramatically slow the growth of mouse melanoma and colon cancer and even eradicate tumors in test animals, the researchers report.

Via:: https://phys.org/news/2017-06-immunoswitch-particles-key-more-effective-cancer.html

‘Immunoswitch’ particles may be key to more-effective cancer immunotherapy

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