Cytokine Transforming

 In the course of last decade, it has known that the mammalian immune system is able to perceive and partly suppress nascent tumors. Human T cells specific to oncogenes and onco-fetal antigens are present in human cancer patients and their tumors. At the same time, molecular links between tumor progressions have been uncovered and tumor-associated inflammation, producing an explanation for the long perceived epidemiological link between cancer and inflammation. The précis of these findings recommends a new interpretation of tumor immunity. It materializes that or antigen-specific T-cell expansion or antigen recognition at huge is not as enormously impaired in tumor patients as the correct polarization, the effector function and the survival of tumor-infiltrating T cells. This review will focus on pro-inflammatory cytokines likely to contribute to the deregulation of tumor-specific immunity and its consequences.    

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