Book 2010

Cancer and IgE

Introducing the Concept of AllergoOncology


ISBN: 978-1-60761-450-0 (Print) 978-1-60761-451-7 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-11


  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-36

    The Biology of IgE: Molecular Mechanism Restraining Potentially Dangerous High Serum IgE Titres In Vivo

  4. Chapter

    Pages 37-46

    The Biology of IgE: The Generation of High-Affinity IgE Antibodies

  5. Chapter

    Pages 47-77

    Epidemiological Evidence: IgE, Atopy, and Solid Tumors

  6. Chapter

    Pages 79-136

    Epidemiological Evidence: IgE, Allergies, and Hematopoietic Malignancies

  7. Chapter

    Pages 137-158

    Mast Cells in Allergy and Tumor Disease

  8. Chapter

    Pages 159-183

    The IgE Antibody and Its Use in Cancer Immunotherapy

  9. Chapter

    Pages 185-213

    IgE Interacts with Potent Effector Cells Against Tumors: ADCC and ADCP

  10. Chapter

    Pages 215-229

    IgE as Adjuvant in Tumor Vaccination

  11. Chapter

    Pages 231-254

    The Targets of IgE: Allergen-Associated and Tumor-Associated Molecular Patterns

  12. Chapter

    Pages 255-275

    The Role of Th2-Mediated Anti-Tumor Immunity in Tumor Surveillance and Clearance

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 277-287