Published in Cancer Weekly, May 8th, 2006
According to a recent report from the United States, "To date, several mechanisms have been described by which malignant cells escape from the immune system. One of these is through the expression of FasL."
"The authors hypothesized that the Fas/FasL interaction enables cervical carcinoma cells to induce apoptosis of the cells of the immune system and thereby escape from them," explained R. Ibrahim and colleagues, U.S. National Cancer Institute. "The authors tested the expression of FasL on the surface of cervical carcinoma tissues. Next, they stained the same cervical tissues with anti-human...
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