What are cytokines? | Live Science

Cytokines are molecules that allow your cells to talk to each other, and are crucial for healthy immune system function. Too many cytokines, however, can have a negative effect and result in what’s known as a “cytokine storm.” These small signaling molecules are produced by many different immune cells, such as neutrophils (some of the […]

Oncotarget: Th1 cytokines potentiate apoptosis of breast cancer cells and suppress tumor growth

IMAGE: MK-2206 in conjunction with immunotherapy slows progression of rodent HER-2pos tumors. view more  Credit: Correspondence to – Gary K. Koski – dendritic_cell@hotmail.com Volume 11, Issue 30 of Oncotarget reported that previously, the authors showed that anti-estrogen drugs combined with a dendritic cell-based anti-HER-2 vaccine known to induce strong Th1-polarized immunity dramatically improved clinical response rates […]