Agent Based Modeling of Lung Metastasis-Immune System Competition

  • Marzio Pennisi
  • Francesco Pappalardo
  • Santo Motta
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03246-2_1

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5666)
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Pennisi M., Pappalardo F., Motta S. (2009) Agent Based Modeling of Lung Metastasis-Immune System Competition. In: Andrews P.S. et al. (eds) Artificial Immune Systems. ICARIS 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5666. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

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].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marzio Pennisi
    • 1
  • Francesco Pappalardo
    • 1
  • Santo Motta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of CataniaItaly

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