discussion board 2 how useful are interferons in oncology

Discussion Board 2 (How Useful are Interferons in Oncology?) – WEEK 6
In this week’s discussion board, you are expected to read chapter 53 of – The Molecular Basis of Cancer textbook by Mendelsohn et al and write a thread on “How Useful are Interferons Interferon in Oncology?” You are expected to use the outline below in your writing;
– What are interferons?
– Do interferons contribute to oncogenesis (if yes, then how exactly)?
– With pertinent examples, describe these antitumor effects of interferons;

  • Pro-apoptosis
  • Immune effects
  • Inhibition of metastasis
  • Inhibition of angiogenesis
  • Must have 2 additional references

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