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Systemic Immunity Is Required for Effective Cancer Immunotherapy

Overview of attention for article published in Cell, January 2017
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11 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
235 tweeters
facebook
8 Facebook pages

Citations

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130 Dimensions

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680 Mendeley
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3 CiteULike
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Title
Systemic Immunity Is Required for Effective Cancer Immunotherapy
Published in
Cell, January 2017
DOI 10.1016/j.cell.2016.12.022
Pubmed ID
Authors

Matthew H. Spitzer, Yaron Carmi, Nathan E. Reticker-Flynn, Serena S. Kwek, Deepthi Madhireddy, Maria M. Martins, Pier Federico Gherardini, Tyler R. Prestwood, Jonathan Chabon, Sean C. Bendall, Lawrence Fong, Garry P. Nolan, Edgar G. Engleman

Abstract

Immune responses involve coordination across cell types and tissues. However, studies in cancer immunotherapy have focused heavily on local immune responses in the tumor microenvironment. To investigate immune activity more broadly, we performed an organism-wide study in genetically engineered cancer models using mass cytometry. We analyzed immune responses in several tissues after immunotherapy by developing intuitive models for visualizing single-cell data with statistical inference. Immune activation was evident in the tumor and systemically shortly after effective therapy was administered. However, during tumor rejection, only peripheral immune cells sustained their proliferation. This systemic response was coordinated across tissues and required for tumor eradication in several immunotherapy models. An emergent population of peripheral CD4 T cells conferred protection against new tumors and was significantly expanded in patients responding to immunotherapy. These studies demonstrate the critical impact of systemic immune responses that drive tumor rejection.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 8 1%
United Kingdom 3 <1%
France 3 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
Sweden 2 <1%
Israel 2 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
China 1 <1%
Other 4 <1%
Unknown 653 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 197 29%
Student > Ph. D. Student 172 25%
Student > Master 57 8%
Other 53 8%
Unspecified 48 7%
Other 153 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 195 29%
Immunology and Microbiology 142 21%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 114 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 97 14%
Unspecified 69 10%
Other 63 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 224. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 May 2018.
All research outputs
#51,209
of 12,691,444 outputs
Outputs from Cell
#307
of 14,619 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,880
of 340,515 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cell
#13
of 135 outputs
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