The mineral your immune system needs to fight cancer – deficiency could increase your risk

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The mineral your immune system needs to fight cancer – deficiency could increase your risk

The research does have potential to influence immunotherapies.Immunotherapy is a treatment method that aims to activate the immune system to destro

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The research does have potential to influence immunotherapies.

Immunotherapy is a treatment method that aims to activate the immune system to destroy cancerous cells.

In an experimental model the researchers were able to link an increased concentration of magnesium around a tumour to a stronger response by the T cells.

Professor Hess stated: “In order to verify this observation clinically, we’re now looking for ways to increase the concentration of magnesium in tumours in a targeted manner.”



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