Scientists eliminate breast cancer metastases in mice | Immunotherapies

When breast cancer is detected at an early stage, the response to treatments is usually good. But if the cancer has already metastasized and therefore spread to other parts of the body, such as the lungs and bones, treatments are much less effective and there is no cure. One of the options that are now emerging to treat this type of metastatic breast cancer is to combine two treatments to provoke an organized and strong attack by the immune system. And, in mice, the results show the elimination of cancer cells that, meanwhile, had spread in the bones.

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