Eat ’em up: Next-generation therapeutic helps immune cells detect, destroy cancer

Researchers have found that cancer cells evade destruction by macrophages in two ways — by converting cells to become docile, M2 macrophages, and by sending out an ‘eat me not’ signal that tricks M1 macrophages into letting them be. Investigators have developed a therapeutic that delivers a double whammy to knock out both mechanisms. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)