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Stimulating innate immunity as cancer therapy
Hobohm, Uwe Department of Bioinformatics, University of Applied Sciences, Munich, Germany.
- Human body “weakness”
- Spontaneous regression
- Lowered cancer risk after infection
- Treatment using bacterial extracts
- Role of the innate immune system
- PAMPs in clinical trials
- Future outlook
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In contrast to machines, organisms exchange parts continuously. Body cells die, whereas others divide and proliferate. It is one of the great wonders to observe an organism, starting from a single cell, reaching its final architecture, and maintaining this architecture for the rest of its life, with all pieces in permanent flow exchanging several million cells per minute in humans.
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