Novel immunologic approaches in lymphoma: unleashing the brakes on the immune system.

@article{Nastoupil2015NovelIA,
  title={Novel immunologic approaches in lymphoma: unleashing the brakes on the immune system.},
  author={Loretta J Nastoupil and Sattva S. Neelapu},
  journal={Current oncology reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={30}
}
Immunotherapy is a promising therapeutic strategy in the treatment of lymphoma. The programmed death-1 (PD-1)/PD-ligand immune checkpoint pathway has been manipulated by tumor cells and serves as a mechanism of tumor evasion from the anti-tumor immune response. The recent development of anti-PD-1 antibodies has offered a therapeutic strategy for restoring… CONTINUE READING