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Macrophages & Cancer

1st Edition

By Gloria H. Heppner, Amy M. Fulton

CRC Press

224 pages

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First Published in 1988, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into the relationship between macrophages and Cancer. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, Oncology and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. Macrophage Heterogeneity. 2. Activation of Macrophages for Tumor Cell Kill: Effector Mechanisms and Regulation. 3. Effector Mechanisms for Macrophage-Induced Cytostasis and Cytolysis of Tumor Cells. 4. Prostaglandin Regulation of Macrophage Function. 5. Genetic Control of Macrophage Antitumor Responses. 6. Tumor Associated Macrophages. 7. Macrophage-Lymphocyte Interactions in Tumor Recognition and Response. 8. Heterogeneity in Tumor and Macrophage Populations in the Recognition, Cytostasis and Cytolosis if Neoplastic Cells. 9. Therapeutic Circumvention of the Biologic Heterogeneity in Malignant Neoplasms by Tumoricidal Macrophages. 10. Strategies for Activation of Macrophages in Vivo for the Therapy if Metastatic Disease. 11. Macrophages and Development of Cancer. Index

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Gloria H. Heppner, Amy M. Fulton

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Oncology