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immune system

the complex system by which the body resists infection by germs, such as bacteria or viruses, and rejects transplanted tissues or organs. The immune system may also help the body fight some cancers.

What the immune system does

... Clearly there are limits on the immune system's ability to fight cancer on its
own, because many people with healthy immune systems still develop ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/immunotherapy/immunotherapy-immune-system

Adults Need Vaccines, Too

... or bacteria and can be used for those with compromised immune systems. ...
not pose a risk for people with a healthy immune system, live vaccines ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2014/09/22/adults-need-vaccines-too.aspx

September 2014

... or bacteria and can be used for those with compromised immune systems. ...
not pose a risk for people with a healthy immune system, live vaccines ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/2014/09/default.aspx

Survivorship

... or bacteria and can be used for those with compromised immune systems. ...
not pose a risk for people with a healthy immune system, live vaccines ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/survivorship.aspx

Cancer Glossary

... immune system Search. the complex system by which the body resists infection
by germs, such as bacteria or viruses, and rejects transplanted ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=i

Cancer Immunotherapy

... Clearly there are limits on the immune system's ability to fight cancer on its
own, because many people with healthy immune systems still develop ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003013-pdf.pdf

General

... or bacteria and can be used for those with compromised immune systems. ...
not pose a risk for people with a healthy immune system, live vaccines ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/general.aspx

Immunotherapy: Disrupting the Cancer Treatment World

... THE BASICS: The human immune system is made up of cells that fight infection. ...
It is not that the immune system never tries to kill the cancer cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/acsresearchupdates/more/immunotherapy-disrupting-the-cancer-treatment-world

American Cancer Society Expert Voices | The American ...

... or bacteria and can be used for those with compromised immune systems. ...
not pose a risk for people with a healthy immune system, live vaccines ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/default