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Figure 4 | Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer

Figure 4

From: Invariant natural killer T cells regulate anti-tumor immunity by controlling the population of dendritic cells in tumor and draining lymph nodes

Figure 4

CD1d blockade improves response of WT mice to treatment with radiotherapy and anti-CTLA-4. (A) WT 4T1 tumor-bearing mice (N = 8 mice/group) were treated with local tumor radiotherapy in two fractions of 12 Gy given on days 13 and 14 post-tumor inoculation. Mice received anti-CTLA-4 mAb on days 15, 18 and 21. Some mice additionally received anti-CD1d mAb on days 3, 7 and 11 post tumor inoculation. (B) Tumor growth is shown for each group until the last day when all mice were alive, day 28 for control and anti-CD1d treated groups, and day 35 for RT + anti-CTLA-4-treated groups. Fractions indicate the number of mice showing complete tumor regression over the total in each group. (C) Surviving tumor-free mice were followed until day 150. Data shown are from one of 2 independent experiments performed with similar results. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.005.

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