Rewriting Our Understanding of Gastric Tumors


Source: McGill University

Summary: The immune system can be an important ally in the fight against cancer. A study from suggests that the reverse may also be true.


Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

Artist rendition of a growing stomach polyp from a Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome patient. The red cells represent pro-inflammatory T cells that promote polyp development. Credit: Ella Maru Studio

 


More Information: “LKB1 deficiency in T cells promotes the development of gastrointestinal polyposis” Science (2018).science.sciencemag.org/cgi/doi … 1126/science.aan3975


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