Cytokine-based therapies for cancer

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define cytokine

what are the functions

what systems are involved

how does it effect the cancer

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nkostas
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Running head: CYTOKINE – BASED THERAPIES FOR CANCER

Cytokine-based Therapies for Cancer
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CYTOKINE – BASED THERAPIES FOR CANCER
Cytokine-Based Therapies for Cancer
Definition
The body of a human being is made up of trillions of cells, and these cells are the basic
units of life since they carry out all the vital functions in the body of a person. These cells lead a
very active life in the body. For instance, the cells of the immune systems send signals to let the
other cells know what is going on. For the cells in the body to be able to communicate with each
other they use Cytokines. Therefore, cytokines are a group of proteins produced by the cells of
the immune system to act as chemical messengers.
Roles
Cytokines assist in the communication between cells; they are primarily secreted by the
immune system cells so as to connect with other cells in order to release immune response.
Cytokines also are m...

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