Published in Cancer Weekly, March 18th, 2008
"In this study, the anti-tumor activity of cytokine-induced killer (CIK) cells against human lung cancer was evaluated in vitro and in vivo. Although CD3(+)CD56(+) CIK cells were rare in fresh human peripheral blood mononuclear cells, they could expand more than 1000-fold on day 14 in the presence of anti-CD3 antibody plus IL-2. At an effector-target cell ratio of 30:1, CIK cells destroyed 98% of NCI-H460...
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