While conventional type 1 DCs (DC1s) are recognized as key drivers of CD8+ T cell antitumor immunity, a variety of antigen-presenting cell (APC) subsets reside within the tumor microenvironment, and their roles remain incompletely understood. Recently reported in Immunity...
Immune checkpoint blockade is a powerful treatment for many cancers, and a number of factors are known to predict or contribute to responses. However, some cancers that seem set up for success, like high-grade serous epithelial ovarian cancer (HGSOC)...
Many non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) tumors do not respond to immune checkpoint blockade (ICB), even in the presence of CD8+ tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs). To explore the mechanisms behind this phenomenon, Horton et al. evaluated T cell phenotypes and...
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