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Common white blood cells can be hijacked to support cancer spread


00:03:57 | October 19, 2016

Category: Research

We think of the human immune system—for good reason—as our indispensable ally, our first line of defense against all kinds of invaders, including ones that can kill us if left unchecked. Yet in certain circumstances, cancer cells can turn the tables and make an enemy of our ally.

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