The Basics of Cancer Immunotherapy

The Basics of Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Author : Haidong Dong,Svetomir N. Markovic
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 05 January 2018
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This book provides patients and their physicians (especially “non-oncologist” health care providers) with a clear and concise introduction to cancer immunotherapy, which, unlike traditional forms of cancer therapy, acts by boosting the patient’s own immune system to fight cancer. The unique features of cancer immunotherapy make its management, monitoring and side-effects different from those of traditional cancer therapy. Especially novel are the side effects of cancer immunotherapy, necessitating greater awareness for both patients and physicians in order to minimize

Cancer Immunotherapy Principles and Practice

Cancer Immunotherapy Principles and Practice
  • Author : Lisa H. Butterfield, PhD,Howard L. Kaufman, MD, FACS,Francesco M. Marincola, MD, FACS
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 June 2017
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Cancer Immunotherapy Principles and Practice, from the Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), is the authoritative reference on cancer immunobiology and the immunotherapy treatments that harness the immune system to combat malignant disease. Featuring five sections and over 50 chapters covering the Basic Principles of Tumor Immunology, Cancer Immunotherapy Targets and Classes, Immune Function in Cancer Patients, Disease Specific Treatments and Outcomes, and Regulatory Aspects of Cancer Immunotherapy, this book covers all major topics that have shaped the development of immunotherapy

Cancer Immunotherapy

Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Author : George C. Prendergast,Elizabeth M. Jaffee
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 April 2011
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There has been major growth in understanding immune suppression mechanisms and its relationship to cancer progression and therapy. This book highlights emerging new principles of immune suppression that drive cancer and it offers radically new ideas about how therapy can be improved by attacking these principles. Following work that firmly establishes immune escape as an essential trait of cancer, recent studies have now defined specific mechanisms of tumoral immune suppression. It also demonstrates how attacking tumors with molecular targeted therapeutics

Cancer Immunotherapy

Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Author : George C. Prendergast,Elizabeth M. Jaffee
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 June 2013
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There has been major growth in understanding immune suppression mechanisms and its relationship to cancer progression and therapy. This book highlights emerging new principles of immune suppression that drive cancer, and it offers radically new ideas about how therapy can be improved by attacking these principles. Following work that firmly establishes immune escape as an essential trait of cancer, recent studies have now defined specific mechanisms of tumor immune suppression. It also demonstrates how attacking tumors with molecular targeted therapeutics

Vaccines for Cancer Immunotherapy

Vaccines for Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Author : Nima Rezaei,Mahsa Keshavarz-Fathi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 October 2018
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Therapeutic cancer vaccines represent a type of active cancer immunotherapy. Clinicians, scientists, and researchers working on cancer treatment require evidence-based and up-to-date resources relating to therapeutic cancer vaccines. Vaccines for Cancer Immunotherapy provides a reference for cancer treatment for clinicians and presents a well-organized resource for determining high-potential research areas. The book considers that this promising modality can be made more feasible as a treatment for cancer. Chapters cover cancer immunology, general approaches to cancer immunotherapy, vaccines, tumor antigens, the

Cancer Immunotherapy

Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Author : David B. Teplow
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 August 2019
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Cancer Immunotherapy, Volume 165 in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series, provides informative monographs on a variety of research topics related to different approaches to cancer immunotherapy, with this release focusing on TNFR2 in cancer immunology and immunotherapy, From the Hellstrom paradox towards cancer cure, CAR T-cell treatment of T-cell malignancy , Immunotherapy of pancreatic cancer, Cancer stem cell immunology/immunotherapy, Cytokine release syndrome, Tumor cell-based mechanisms of resistance to immune attack, and Mushroom compounds in cancer immunotherapy. Includes

The Breakthrough

The Breakthrough
  • Author : Charles Graeber
  • Publisher : Scribe Publications
  • Release : 15 November 2018
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New York Times bestselling author Charles Graeber tells the astonishing story of the group of scientists working on a code that can enable the human immune system to fight — and perhaps even cure — cancer. For decades, scientists have puzzled over one of medicine’s greatest mysteries: why doesn’t our immune system fight cancer the way it does other diseases? The answer is a series of tricks that cancer has developed to turn off normal immune responses — tricks that scientists

Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy

Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy
  • Author : Robert C. Rees
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 29 May 2014
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Patients are beginning to benefit from antibody based, cellular and vaccine approaches that are effective against genetically diverse and therapy-resistance cancers. BCG immunotherapy is now being used as a first line treatment for human bladder cancer and the introduction of prophylactic vaccination against Hepatitis B and HPV cancers is starting to show positive results. Following recent FDA approval for a vaccination against prostate cancer, and optimistic results in clinical trials for a vaccine targeting cancer antigens in lung cancer, cancer

Autophagy in Immune Response: Impact on Cancer Immunotherapy

Autophagy in Immune Response: Impact on Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Author : Salem Chouaib
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 May 2020
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Autophagy in Immune Response: Impact on Cancer Immunotherapy focuses on the status and future directions of autophagy with respect to different aspects of its interaction with the immune system and immunotherapy. The book takes scientific research in autophagy a step further by presenting reputable information on the topic and offering integrated content with advancements in autophagy, from cell biology and biochemical research, to clinical treatments. This book is a valuable source for cancer researchers, oncologists, graduate students and several members

Biomarkers for Immunotherapy of Cancer

Biomarkers for Immunotherapy of Cancer
  • Author : Magdalena Thurin,Alessandra Cesano,Francesco M. Marincola
  • Publisher : Humana
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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This book provides the immune oncology (IO) community with a deeper understanding of the scope of the biomarker methods to potentially improve the outcome from immunotherapy. The editors secured the input from experts in the field dedicated to translating scientific research from bench to bedside was submitted. The book provides not only details about the technical, standardization and interpretation aspects of the methods but also introduces the reader to the background information and scientific justification for selected biomarkers and assays.

Cancer Immunology

Cancer Immunology
  • Author : Nima Rezaei
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 December 2014
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This translational book describes in detail the clinical application of novel approaches in cancer immunotherapy with the aim of educating clinicians in the implications of the most recent research and new developments in the field. The scope is broad, encompassing, for example, prognostic biomarkers for personalized cancer treatment, strategies for targeting tumor immunosuppression, gene therapy, virus-based vaccines, targeting of cancer stem cells, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, the role of T lymphocytes in cancer immunotherapy, use of monoclonal antibodies, and many

General Principles of Tumor Immunotherapy

General Principles of Tumor Immunotherapy
  • Author : Howard L. Kaufman,Jedd D. Wolchok
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 October 2007
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This book brings together the world’s leading authorities on tumor immunology. This book describes the basic immunology principles that form the foundation of understanding how the immune system recognizes and rejects tumor cells. The role of the innate and adaptive immune responses is discussed and the implications of these responses for the design of clinical strategies to combat cancer are illustrated.

Successes and Challenges of NK Immunotherapy

Successes and Challenges of NK Immunotherapy
  • Author : Benjamin Bonavida,Anahid Jewett
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 June 2021
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Successes and Challenges of NK Immunotherapy: Increasing Anti-tumor Efficacy describes the unique therapeutic applications of NK cells to fight cancers and eliminate the bulk and subset of cancer stem cells responsible for metastasis, relapse and recurrences. The book provides information on the development, engineering, mechanisms of action, response to various preclinical models, and applications in various clinical trials. Sections cover the development of highly engineered cytotoxic NK cells, their mechanisms of action, preclinical and clinical applications, the development and application

Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities E-Book

Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities E-Book
  • Author : Vamsidhar Velcheti,Salman R Punekar
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 28 January 2021
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Early recognition and management of adverse effects of cancer treatments are essential for optimal care of patients with cancer, and drastically different approaches are required for different physiologic reactions. Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities is a focused, one-stop resource that enables clinicians to quickly find up-to-date, reliable information needed at the point of care. The high-yield approach prioritizes the most common toxicities associated with cancer treatment, and concise, templated chapters offer fast access to information needed in day-to-day