May 2017
Vol 2, Issue 11

About The Cover

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ONLINE COVER Platelets Step Up Cancer Targets. Shown is an artistic representation of the cellular environment with two T cells (blue) attacking a tumor (pink) in the presence of platelets (gold). Rachidi et al. report that platelets constrain T cell immunity through a GARP-TGFβ axis and suggest a combination of immunotherapy and platelet inhibitors as a therapeutic strategy against cancer. [CREDIT: EMMA VOUGHT/MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA]