Medical Definition of Tumour escape

1. The ability of tumours to evade destruction by the immune system. Theories concerning possible mechanisms by which this takes place involve both cellular and humoral immunity, and also costimulatory pathways related to CD28 antigens and CD80 antigens. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumour Escape

tumour-infiltrating lymphocyte
tumour-specific transplantation antigens
tumour angiogenesis factor
tumour angiogenic factor
tumour antigens
tumour burden
tumour cell
tumour debulking
tumour embolism
tumour escape (current term)
tumour initiation
tumour lysis syndrome
tumour marker
tumour necrosis factor
tumour necrosis factor-beta
tumour progression
tumour promoter
tumour registry
tumour specific antigen
tumour stage
tumour stem cells
tumour suppressor
tumour virus

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