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Cancer's Bulwark Against Immune Attack: MDS Cells

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Science  11 Jan 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5860, pp. 154-156
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5860.154

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Summary

First noticed in the 1970s, myeloid-derived suppressor cells appear to play a key role in sustaining tumors; new methods of overcoming them are being tested.