The expanding role of innate lymphoid cells and their T-cell counterparts in gastrointestinal cancers.

Innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) contribute to the regulation of gastrointestinal (GI) homeostasis. Over the past 15 years, there has been a large effort to dissect the mechanisms required for GI homeostasis, with a major focus on different immune cell populations and the cytokines that they produce. In contrast to T-helper (Th) cells, ILCs respond rapidly to… CONTINUE READING