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B cells: New allies in sarcoma immunotherapy?

19:00 EST 14 Jan 2020 | AAAS

(INSERM (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale)) How can we improve and better personalize the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas, these particularly resistant and aggressive forms of cancer? An international team led by Wolf Hervé Fridman with researchers from Inserm, Sorbonne Université and Université de Paris, has shown that B cells also play a major role in predicting of patient's response to immunotherapy. Their findings, to be published in Nature, pave the way for the personalization of treatments for patients with soft tissue sarcomas.

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