Apr 16, 2016

New implantable device may help shrink pancreatic tumours

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The researchers took T cells from the tumour, removed PD-1, multiplied the T cells and put them back into the mice and found that the tumours shrank.

They then inserted the enzyme and found that these T cells were able to keep up the fight at the tumour site.

The team is preparing for clinical trials and has started a company, PanTher Therapeutics, to develop the implant for patient use.

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