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Toying With Immune Checkpoints to Trick Cancer

Caption: Inhibition of myeloid derived suppressor cells migration to the tumor microenvironment enhances PD1-checkpoint blockade therapy. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the May 21, 2014, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Dr. S.L. Highfill at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., and colleagues was titled, "Disruption of CXCR2-Mediated MDSC Tumor Trafficking Enhances Anti-PD1 Efficacy."

Credit: Division of Medical Arts, NIH

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