The Basics of Cancer Immunotherapy

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 complications of therapy. The patient-friendly, concise, easy-to-understand, and up-to-date knowledge presented in this book will inform patients about the benefits and risks of cancer immunotherapy, and help them and their care providers to understand how immunotherapy would control their unique disease. Researchers and academic professionals in the field of cancer immunotherapy will also find clear and useful information to help them communicate with patients or address unresolved problems. Some key features of the book are: Expertise. All editors and authors are scientists and oncologists specializing in cancer immunotherapy, and are involved in scientific discovery from the early stage of immune-checkpoint inhibitors to today’s daily patient care. Their insights, expertise and experience guarantee the high quality and authority in the science, medicine and practice of cancer immunotherapy. Patient-friendly. This book is written for cancer patients in order to meet their needs when considering immunotherapy. As an educational tool, this book will help the reader balance the risks and benefits based on both science and clinical facts, and therefore to make the best choice in receiving or withdrawing from immunotherapy. Disease Specificity. Cancer is a complicated disease involving multiple stages and pathology. Its response to immunotherapy is individualized and varies depending on cancer types. The authors’ expertise in treating different types of cancers, including melanoma, lung, kidney, bladder, and lymphoma, provides disease-specific insights in applying immunotherapy to each disease.

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  • Author : Haidong Dong
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 160 pages
  • ISBN : 3319706225
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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

Immunotherapy of Cancer

Immunotherapy of Cancer
  • Author : Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 February 2016
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This timely book, published just as cancer immunotherapy comes of age, summarizes the rationale, present status, and future perspective for cancer immunotherapy. Included are explanations of the constitution of the immune system and immunocheckpoints, the mechanism of antigen presentation and recognition, valuable modalities, clinical trials and guidance, personalization, and biomarkers, all of which are essential for understanding the success of cancer immunotherapy. This innovative therapy has been investigated worldwide as the fourth line of cancer treatment after the standard treatments

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

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 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

Immunotherapy of Cancer

Immunotherapy of Cancer
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 July 2015
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Immunotherapy of Cancer provides information on cancer research related to inflammation and immunity, containing outstanding reviews by experts in the field. It is suitable for researchers and students who have an interest in cancer immunobiology. Provides information on cancer research, including outstanding and original reviews Covers the current progress and emerging concepts in cancer inflammation, immunology, and immunotherapy Suitable for researchers and students studying, and interested in, the field of immunotherapy for cancer Ideal for those studying cancer inflammation, tumor

Immunotherapy of Cancer

Immunotherapy of Cancer
  • Author : Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 April 2018
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This timely book, published just as cancer immunotherapy comes of age, summarizes the rationale, present status, and future perspective for cancer immunotherapy. Included are explanations of the constitution of the immune system and immunocheckpoints, the mechanism of antigen presentation and recognition, valuable modalities, clinical trials and guidance, personalization, and biomarkers, all of which are essential for understanding the success of cancer immunotherapy. This innovative therapy has been investigated worldwide as the fourth line of cancer treatment after the standard treatments

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

The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer

The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer
  • Author : Charles Graeber
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 20 March 2019
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For decades, scientists have puzzled over one of medicine's most confounding mysteries: Why doesn't our immune system recognize and fight cancer the way it does other diseases, like the common cold? As it turns out, the answer to that question can be traced to a series of tricks that cancer has developed to turn off normal immune responses-tricks that scientists have only recently discovered and learned to defeat. The result is what many are calling cancer's "penicillin moment," a revolutionary

Immunotherapy of Cancer

Immunotherapy of Cancer
  • Author : Mary L. Disis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 October 2007
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Expert bench and clinical scientists join forces to concurrently review both the state-of-the-art in tumor immunology and its clinical translation into promising practical treatments. The authors explain in each chapter the scientific basis behind such therapeutic agents as monoclonal antibodies, cytokines, vaccines, and T-cells, and illustrate their clinical manipulation to combat cancer. Additional chapters address statistical analysis-both of clinical trials and assay evaluations-methods for the discovery of antigens, adoptive T cell therapy, and adaptive and innate immunity. The challenges in

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

Cancer and Autoimmunity

Cancer and Autoimmunity
  • Author : M.E. Gershwin,Yehuda Shoenfeld
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 March 2000
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Of the two disciplines in parallel development for two decades, tumor immunology and transplantation immunology, the latter has thrived and has led to some of the most critical discoveries in immunobiology. The former continues to thwart both scientists and clinicians alike. The goal of immunologists in modern day research is to develop a simple and effective means to manipulate cancer in vivo, possibly encompassing several venues: identifying a phenotypic marker and the use of either active or passive immunization; include

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

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

Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy

Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
  • Author : Glenn Dranoff
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 April 2011
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The interplay between tumors and their immunologic microenvironment is complex, difficult to decipher, but its understanding is of seminal importance for the development of novel prognostic markers and therapeutic strategies. The present review discusses tumor-immune interactions in several human cancers that illustrate various aspects of this complexity and proposes an integrated scheme of the impact of local immune reactions on clinical outcome. Current active immunotherapy trials have shown durable tumor regressions in a fraction of patients. However, clinical efficacy of