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Anti-tumor immunity influences cancer cell reliance upon ATG7

Anti-tumor immunity influences cancer cell reliance upon ATG7

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/2162402X.2020.1800162

Macroautophagy (autophagy) is an essential cellular catabolic process required for survival under conditions of starvation. The role of autophagy in cancer is complex, context-dependent and at times contradictory, as it has been shown to inhibit, promote or be dispensable for tumor progression.