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Popping an aspirin during anti-PD1 immunotherapy improves cancer control

By stojdllab, Sep 8 2015 03:39PM

Tumours often overproduce prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) to help them to grow faster. A common drug in most people’s medicine cabinets, aspirin, is actually a COX inhibitor that can block the production of PGE2 and help reactivate a patient’s own immune system against their tumour.

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Image: Zelenay et al 2015

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