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Myths, Reality, Ideas, Future

Edited by Krassimir Metodiev

Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria

This is another attempt of InTechOpen to continue the dissemination of international knowledge and experience in the field of immunology. The present book includes a number of modern concepts of specialists and experts in the field of immunotherapy, covering the major topics and analyzing the history, current stage, and future ideas of application of modern immunomodulation. It is always a benefit, but also a compliment, to gather a team of internationally distinguished authors and to motivate them to reveal their expertise for the benefit of medical science and health practice. On behalf of all readers, immunologists, immunogeneticists, biologists, oncologists, microbiologists, virologists, hematologists, chemotherapists, health-care experts, as well as students and medical specialists, also on my personal behalf, I would like to extend my gratitude and highest appreciation to InTechOpen for giving me the unique chance to be the editor of this exclusive book.

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ImmunotherapyMyths, Reality, Ideas, FutureEdited by Krassimir Metodiev

Published: April 26th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63291

ISBN: 978-953-51-3106-9

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3105-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4864-7

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

24279 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

13 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Autoimmune Diseases: A Review of History, Current State, and Future Issues

By Igor B. Resnick, Krassimir Metodiev and Paula Lazarova


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2. Management and Supportive Care of Patients Undergoing Immunotherapy

By Bernardo L. Rapoport and Ronwyn van Eeden


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3. Immune Checkpoint Blockade and Adaptive Immune Resistance in Cancer

By Raymond M. Wong and Robert B. Cameron


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4. Present and Future of Subcutaneous Aero-Allergen Immunotherapy

By Norbert Lukan


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5. Vitamin B12: Could It Be a Promising Immunotherapy?

By Tatina T. Todorova, Neli Ermenlieva and Gabriela Tsankova


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6. Immunotherapy in Gynecologic Cancers

By Marcus Vetter and Viola Heinzelmann-Schwarz


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7. Aptamers as a Promising Therapeutic Tool for Cancer Immunotherapy

By Mario Martínez Soldevilla, Helena Villanueva and Fernando Pastor


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8. Antigen-Presenting Cell/Tumour Cell Hybrid Vaccines in Cancer Immunotherapy

By Yehia S. Mohamed, Wafaa S. Khalaf and Michael J. Browning


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9. CARs on the Highway: Chimeric Antigen Receptor Modified T Cells for the Adoptive Cell Therapy of Malignant Diseases

By Astrid Holzinger and Hinrich Abken


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10. The Memory Activation of NK Cells: New Methods in Cancer Immunotherapy

By Gheorghita Isvoranu


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11. Therapeutic Antibody‐Based Drugs in the Treatment of Human Inflammatory Disorders

By Lisa M. Sedger, Charani Ranasinghe, Michael F. McDermott and Parisa Asvadi


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12. Immunotherapeutic Biologic Agents to Treat Autoinflammatory Diseases

By Barbara E. Ostrov


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13. Immunotherapy for Fungal Infections

By Érico S. Loreto, Juliana S. M. Tondolo, Sydney H. Alves and Janio M. Santurio


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14. Immunotherapy with Dialyzable Leukocyte Extracts Containing Transfer Factor

By Atanas Arnaudov


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15. Exopolysaccharides from Bacteria with Novel Application

By Tsveteslava Ignatova-Ivanova


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16. Unmet Needs in Understanding Sublingual Immunotherapy to Grass Pollen

By Gabriele Di Lorenzo, Maria Stefania Leto-Barone, Simona La Piana and Danilo Di Bona


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17. Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy Follow-Up by Measuring Allergen-Specific IgG as an Objective Parameter

By Ernesto Akio Taketomi, Juliana Silva Miranda, Jair Pereira da Cunha- Júnior and Deise Aparecida de Oliveira Silva


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