Cancer - fighting the enemy

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What type of cancer treatment works by expanding the T-cells found in a tumour
tumour infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) therapy
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What cancer treatment works by expanding cancer specific T-cells found in a tumour
Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte (CTL) therapy
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What cancer treatment works by taking the T-cell receptor gene from a cancer specific T-cell, and putting it in patient's T-cells?
T cell receptor (TCR) gene therapy
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What does a T-cell recognise better? A virus epitope or mutated self epitope?
Virus epitiope
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What is the name given to a type of therapy that specifically targets cancer cells?
Targetted therapy
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Why do we get side effects with chemotherapy?
Because chemotherapy drugs kill rapidly diving cells such as hair follicles
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Cancers are able to stop T-cells from proliferating and dividing. We call this...
Immune evasion
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