Immunity, cancer and aging: lessons from mouse models.

  title={Immunity, cancer and aging: lessons from mouse models.},
  author={Cheryl E. Myers and Noweeda N Mirza and Joseph Lustgarten},
  journal={Aging and disease},
  volume={2 6},
The deterioration of immune function with advancing age is associated with an increased incidence of cancer. Most of the studies to evaluate the effect of immunotherapy on cancer have been conducted in the young without considering the effect of age-associated changes in immune function. Studies from my laboratory and others groups indicate that… CONTINUE READING