The unexpected contribution of immunosenescence to the leveling off of cancer incidence and mortality in the oldest old.

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In this paper the hypothesis that some features of immunosenescence might impact on the levelling off of cancer incidence and mortality in the oldest old will be considered. In fact, the term immunosenescence suggests that a progressive loss of immune system (IS) function occurs with aging. However, the age-related modifications of the IS can be more… (More)

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