Immune Containment of Cancer Stem Cells
Department of Tumor Immunology, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ruurd Torensma
Department of Tumor Immunology
Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences
Radboud University Medical Center
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 12, 2016; Accepted date: May 18, 2016; Published date: May 23, 2016
Citation: Torensma R (2016) Immune Containment of Cancer Stem Cells. Immunochem Immunopathol 2: 123. doi: 10.4172/2469-9756.1000123
Copyright: © 2016 Torensma R. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The role in the control of pathogenic microorganisms is well known. Most of the population will survive the attack from the microorganisms. The patients that succumb from the disease have less armamentarium to fight the microorganism. Herpes virusses like Epstein Barr virus live livelong with the infected patient. The immune system and the virus are communicating vessels that keep each other into control.