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Immune checkpoint blockade – a treatment for urological cancers?

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)498-500
Number of pages3
JournalBJU International
Volume118
Issue number4
Early online date1 Jul 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016

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Abstract

In the last few years there have been concerted attempts at using the power of the immune system as an effective treatment option for cancer. This has become possible since our understanding of the workings of the immune system improved. Tumours form because of failure of the organism to destroy a rogue, mutated cell in an appropriate way.

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