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Drug used to control blood pressure may improve cancer patients’ response to immunotherapy – News-Medical.Net

The same biochemical triggers that spur a “fight or flight” response when we encounter threats may help tumor cells to thrive.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020
The same biochemical triggers that spur a “fight or flight” response when we encounter threats may help tumor cells to thrive. A team of researchers from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is looking at ways to disrupt that dynamic so that cancer treatments can be more effective. Their latest work, published today in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that a drug widely prescribed to control…

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