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Tumor Escape

"Tumor Escape" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The ability of tumors to evade destruction by the IMMUNE SYSTEM. Theories concerning possible mechanisms by which this takes place involve both cellular immunity (IMMUNITY, CELLULAR) and humoral immunity (ANTIBODY FORMATION), and also costimulatory pathways related to CD28 antigens (ANTIGENS, CD28) and CD80 antigens (ANTIGENS, CD80).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tumor Escape" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tumor Escape" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 149 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 28 publications in 2017
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