"Tumor Escape" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The ability of tumors to evade destruction by the IMMUNE SYSTEM. Theories concerning possible mechanisms by which this takes place involve both cellular immunity (IMMUNITY, CELLULAR) and humoral immunity (ANTIBODY FORMATION), and also costimulatory pathways related to CD28 antigens (CD28 ANTIGENS) and CD80 antigens (B7-1 ANTIGEN).
- Tumor Escape
- Tumor Immune Evasion
- Evasion, Tumor Immune
- Evasions, Tumor Immune
- Immune Evasions, Tumor
- Tumor Immune Evasions
- Immune Evasion, Tumor
- Immune Escape, Tumor
- Tumor Immune Escape
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