ARTICLE | Targets & Mechanisms

AACR moves in a myeloid direction

A survey of the hot topics covered in this year’s AACR abstracts

March 29, 2019 2:21 AM UTC

Myeloid cells are showing up everywhere at this year’s AACR conference, suggesting the research community is rapidly expanding the ways it can harness the cell types to improve cancer immunotherapy responses.

One of those ways is by manipulating the microbiome -- another standout topic among this year’s abstracts -- to take advantage of the microbiome’s impact on immune cell populations in the tumor microenvironment...