Actin cytoskeleton remodeling protects tumor cells against immune attack

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Cancer cells have evolved multiple escape strategies to circumvent the body's immune defenses such as the attack by Natural Killer (NK) cells which normally swiftly kill abnormal cells by releasing cytotoxic products. While studying breast cancer cell lines, scientists have uncovered a previously unknown mechanism that leaves tumor cells unharmed by NK cell-mediated cytotoxicity.

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