Tumor Immunology and Cancer Therapy
Immunodiagnosis of Cancer
Adoptive Cellular Immunotherapy of Cancer
Interferon and Nonviral Pathogens
Stress, Immunity, and Aging
By R. H. Goldfarb
December 14, 1993
Based on a Tumor Immunology Symposium held in Pittsburgh, this work provides comprehensive coverage of the most important aspects of tumor immunology. It reveals novel approaches to the immunotherapy of cancer and presents complex issues in an accessible manner....
By P. E. Bigazzi
August 30, 1991
Surveys the biotechnologically influenced advances in the understanding of systemic autoimmune disorders, highlighting recent research using cell biology and biochemistry, the cloning of immune cells, recombinant DNA, and molecular genetics. Among the topics are the role of complement in inflammatio...
By M.d d.
September 28, 1990
Updated to reflect changes in the field since publication of the first edition in 1979. Provides a detailed review of the methodology available for assessing the diagnosis and prognosis of cancer patients including data on the application of tumor marker assays and other immunodiagnostic procedures...
By H. C. Stevenson
July 17, 1989
This volume presents the most complicated and powerful cancer biotherapies developed. It provides an overview of human immune system function and the mechanisms by which adoptive cellular immunotherapies (ACI) harnesses the activity. The volume provides a vision on the developments in ACI....
By S. D. Litwin
January 10, 1989
Delineating fundamental concepts of contemporary immunogenetics, this reference/text examines specific immunogenetic systems in terms of molecular biochemistry and immunophysiology. Covers material in diverse fields, including infectious diseases, cell biology, virology, molecular genetics. Comprise...
By Gerald. I. Bryne, Jenifer Turco
July 29, 1988
This book explores the important role of the interferons in infections due to nonviral intracellular pathogens. It deals with the induction of interferons by a variety of intracellular microorganisms and the effects of interferons on the host cells and the microorganisms....
By Kenneth Pruitt
March 29, 1985
This book reviews the major biochemical and biological properties of the lactoperoxidase system including both the bovine milk and human salivary enzymes. It focuses on the basic chemistry of peroxidase-catalyzed reactions and clinical applications of peroxide system antimicrobial effects....
By E. L. Cooper
May 31, 1984
This book contains two personal reminiscences of historical importance to research on stress and infectious disease. It deals with perspectives on immunity, aging, and disease and the prospects for immunorestoration in the treatment of immunodeficiency arising from aging and stress....