Tumor Immunology: Molecularly Defined Antigens and Clinical Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Tumor Immunology

Molecularly Defined Antigens and Clinical Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Giorgio Parmiani, Michael T. Lotze

CRC Press

224 pages | 23 B/W Illus.

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Recent advances in immunology and molecular biology have resulted in new therapeutic approaches being generated and implemented in cancer clinics. The discovery of new antigens, mechanisms of antigen presentation, and interplay of cells involved in anti-tumor immunity have made the clinical control of some cancers more plausible than previously thought. An invaluable source for clinicians, researchers, and students, Tumor Immunology presents an introductory overview of the immunology of cancer including therapeutic approaches. Topics covered include the immune recognition of cancer-tumor antigens, humoral recognition of cancer, and the immunotherapy of cancer.

Table of Contents

Introduction, G. Parmiani and M.T. Lotze

Immune Recognition of Cancer-Tumor Antigens, P.F. Robbins

Processing and Presentation of Antigen for the Activation of Lymphocytes, S. Ostrand-Rosenberg, B.A. Pulaski, and V. Gunther

Cellular Recognition of Tumors by T and NK Cells, A. Anichi and R. Mortarini

Humoral Recognition of Cancer, P.O. Livingston

Immunotherapy of Cancer, P. Hersey and F.M. Marincola

Tumor Evasion of Immune System, F. Ruiz-Cabello and F. Garrido

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED044000
MEDICAL / Immunology
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology