Clinicopathological factors associated with tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte reactivity in breast cancer

ConclusionTILs from approximately half the TNBC cases with NAC showed reactivity against autologous cancer cells. The proportion of PD-1+ T cells was higher in the reactive group. Adoptive TIL therapy combined with PD-1 inhibitors might be promising for TNBC patients with residual tumors after NAC.
Source: Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research

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Source: Natural Product Research - Category: Biochemistry Authors: Tags: Nat Prod Res Source Type: research
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Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
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Source: Nutrition and Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Nutr Cancer Source Type: research
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Source: Theranostics - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
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Role of ARID1A in epithelial‑mesenchymal transition in breast cancer and its effect on cell sensitivity to 5‑FU. Int J Mol Med. 2020 Nov;46(5):1683-1694 Authors: Wang T, Gao X, Zhou K, Jiang T, Gao S, Liu P, Zuo X, Shi X Abstract The loss of function mutation of AT‑rich interactive domain 1A (ARID1A) often occurs in patients with breast cancer. It has been found that ARID1A knockout can enhance both the migratory activity of renal carcinoma cells and their sensitivity to therapeutic drugs by promoting epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT); however, its mechanisms of action in breast ...
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Source: Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology - Category: Toxicology Authors: Tags: Toxicol Appl Pharmacol Source Type: research
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