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Missing immune cells that could fight lethal brain tumors: A mysterious lack of T-cells has hindered the immune system's ability to fight glioblastoma

Missing immune cells that could fight lethal brain tumors: A mysterious lack of T-cells has hindered the immune system's ability to fight glioblastoma

Researchers have tracked the missing T-cells in glioblastoma patients. They found them in abundance in the bone marrow, locked away and unable to function because of a process the brain stimulates in response to glioblastoma, to other tumors that metastasize in the brain and even to injury.

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