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A study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and the University of Chicago suggests that gut bacteria can penetrate tumour cells and boost the effectiveness of an experimental immunotherapy that targets the CD47 protein.
Some advanced tumours can harbour cells that have accumulated more than 100 chromosomes, instead of 46 in normal cells. High levels of aneuploidy are associated with aggressive cancers and a poor prognosis for patients. But according to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory investigator Jason Sheltzer and colleagues, not all aneuploidies spur cancer’s progression.