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Artificial Immune Systems

Volume 5666 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 1-3

Agent Based Modeling of Lung Metastasis-Immune System Competition

  • Marzio PennisiAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania
  • , Francesco PappalardoAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania
  • , Santo MottaAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania

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Abstract

The Triplex vaccine is a cell vaccine developed as an immunopreventive approach to breast cancer. Recent studies showed that the same vaccine has a considerable therapeutic effect against lung metastases derived by mammary carcinoma[1].