Chronic liver inflammation dominated by interferon-γ can prevent hepatocarcinogenesis

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Abstract

Inflammation is a major stimulus for carcinogenesis; however inflammation can also inhibit tumor growth and deplete malignant cells. The differences between cancer-promoting and cancer-inhibitory inflammation are not clear. We identified Interferon-γ as a major mediator of cancer-inhibitory inflammation that promotes anti-cancer immunity in the liver and sensitizes malignant hepatocytes for apoptosis.

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