In 10 seconds? Could an inter-cellular messenger help mobilize our immune system against cancer? Researchers are investigating TGF-β and its potential to create more efficient therapies.

Wait, wait, wait… what’s that fancy name? Transforming growth factor-β, or TGF-β is a protein that plays many roles in our immune system, from helping immune cells form to dictating their activity–especially in the context of cancer. Some experts believe that gaining a better understanding of TGF-β is key to improving cancer treatment.

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