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Previously unknown immune cell identified, which protects against lung infections during chemotherapy.

It is known that chemotherapy drugs kill dividing cells, including cells in the bone marrow that give rise to different immune cells. However, this can lead to a dramatic reduction in white blood cells, including the neutrophils which play a central role in combating bacterial and other infections that are a common complication of cancer chemotherapy.  Now, a study from

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