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Genetic Alteration Allowing Lung Cancers to Escape the Immune System May Occur Late in Tumor Evolution

PHILADELPHIA — A specific genetic alteration that could allow cancer cells to escape the immune system was detected in 40 percent of non–small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) analyzed, according to data presented at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, held Oct. 26-30. Data suggest that the alteration occurs late in tumor evolution. This study is being simultaneously ...

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