NEWS - New mechanism allowing tumor cells to escape immune surveillance discovered

The immune system plays a pivotal role in targeting cancer cells for destruction. However, tumor cells are smart and have developed ways to avoid immune detection. A collaborative team of researchers recently discovered a novel mechanism that lung cancer cells use to block detection by a type of immune cell called a natural killer cell (NK cell) ...

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140318111319.ht