Fly Studies Reveal Immune Cell Responses To Tumor And Tissue Damage, Yale University School Of Medicine Study

ScienceDaily (Sep. 19, 2008) — Knee scrapes and tumor growth might have more in common than you think. The idea that tumor growth triggers the same immune response as a cut or wound was once a highly controversial notion. However, increasing evidence supports the idea that the same cellular mechanisms which heal a skinned knee might also have a role in preventing the growth of tumors.

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