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Interaction of Immune and Cancer Cells

  • Magdalena Klink

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Daniela Spano, Massimo Zollo
    Pages 1-23
  3. Neill Y. Li, Paul C. Kuo, Philip Y. Wai
    Pages 25-48
  4. Astrid Schmieder, Kai Schledzewski
    Pages 49-74
  5. Karolina Palucka, Jacques Banchereau
    Pages 75-89
  6. Lizzia Raffaghello, Giovanna Bianchi
    Pages 91-109
  7. Magdalena Klink, Zofia Sulowska
    Pages 123-141
  8. Katrina Shamalov, Yair Tal, Chen Ankri, Cyrille J. Cohen
    Pages 207-232
  9. Grazia Graziani, Lucio Tentori, Pierluigi Navarra
    Pages 233-258
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 259-263

About this book

Introduction

The tumor environment is a dynamic network that includes cancer cells, immune cells, fibroblasts, endothelial cells, extracellular matrix, cytokines and receptors. The aim of this book is to summarize the role of these components, especially immune cells, in tumor suppression and/or progression and describe in detail why tumor cells can survive and spread in spite of the antitumor response of immune cells. Since immunotherapy is an attractive approach to cancer therapy, this book also provides information on the two main strategies: monoclonal antibodies and adaptive T cell immunotherapy, with a focus on recent human clinical trials.

The book provides a state-of-the-art, comprehensive overview of immune cells in cancer and is an indispensable resource for scientists and medical doctors working and/or lecturing in the field of cancer research and immunology. ​

Keywords

Immune cells Immuno Surveillance Immunoediting Tumor progression cancer therapies cancer vaccines

Editors and affiliations

  • Magdalena Klink
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Medical Biology Polish Academy of SciencesLodzPoland

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