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  • noun immunology The continuous monitoring process of the immune system whereby abnormal cells are recognized and destroyed


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  • According to researchers, the findings support the immunosurveillance hypothesis - the theory that individuals with so-called hyperimmunity have the side effect of allergies.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion 2011

  • Despite the fact that malignant cells do have antigenic properties their immunogenic effects are minor suggesting tumor induced mechanisms to circumvent cancer immunosurveillance.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles Martin Grimm 2010

  • Dunn GP, Bruce AT, Ikeda H, Old LJ, Schreiber RD (2002) Cancer immunoediting: from immunosurveillance to tumor escape.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Guillaume Sarrabayrouse et al. 2010

  • The potential risk of tumor development is related to the potential loss of immunosurveillance following TNF blockade.

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows 2009

  • Smyth MJ, Godfrey DI (2002) A critical role for natural killer T cells in immunosurveillance of methylcholanthrene-induced sarcomas.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Amanda Kwant-Mitchell et al. 2009

  • The role of NKT cells in anti-tumor responses is less clear however, there is evidence that they participate in tumor immunosurveillance and exert anti-tumor responses in vivo evidence of NK/NKT-mediated tumor inhibition is lacking due to the ethical and practical restrictions on using human subjects and the absence of a clinically relevant model.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Amanda Kwant-Mitchell et al. 2009

  • Godfrey DI, Trapani JA (2001) A fresh look at tumor immunosurveillance and immunotherapy.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Amanda Kwant-Mitchell et al. 2009

  • The food we eat powers the immune system, and the body's immunosurveillance, a system that catches and destroys cancer before we become aware of it, he said.

    New Haven Independent 2009

  • However, should the immune system be important in controlling cancer, for which there is a great deal of evidence, it is logical to propose that dysfunctional immunity in the elderly would contribute to compromised immunosurveillance and increased cancer occurrence.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles Rafael Solana Evelyna Derhovanessian 2008


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