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Colon Cancer Changes Its Spots to Dodge Latest Immunotherapies

09:53 EDT 15 Apr 2019 | Genetic Engineering News

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust have found that colorectal cancer tumors can switch off expression of a cell surface molecule that is a key target of immunotherapy, which stops the treatment from working.

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