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Cancer Immunotherapy and Biological Cancer Treatments

Edited by Hilal Arnouk

Midwestern University

In recent years, biological cancer therapies, including immunotherapy, have moved from the bench to mainstream medical treatments of several types of cancer. The success of these treatments relies on innovative approaches to specifically interfere with molecular targets that are involved in the growth, progression, and spread of malignant cells, or to bypass the tumor evasion of the immune system utilizing the latest advances in cancer vaccine development, formulation, and delivery. This book presents an up-to-date overview of novel cancer biological and immunotherapeutic approaches, including cancer vaccines, mimetic vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, adoptive T-cell transfer, chimeric antigen receptor T- cells, tumor infiltrating lymphocytes, dendritic cells, natural killer cells, immune checkpoint inhibitors, laser ablation, and immune stimulating interstitial laser thermotherapy.

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Cancer Immunotherapy and Biological Cancer TreatmentsEdited by Hilal Arnouk

Published: November 13th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77856

ISBN: 978-1-78984-863-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-862-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78984-366-8

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: Are We There Yet? The Long and Winding Road to Cancer Immunotherapy

By Hilal Arnouk and Sana Moqeet

54

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2. Cancer Vaccines

By Carmen Murias Henriquez, Hendrik-Tobias Arkenau, Valérie Dutoit and Anna Patrikidou

62

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3. Mimetic Vaccines in Immuno-Oncology

By Anastas Pashov and Thomas Kieber-Emmons

129

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4. Natural Killer (NK) Cell Alloreactivities against Leukemic Cells: Functions beyond Defense

By Suwit Chaisri and Chanvit Leelayuwat

135

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5. Laser Ablation and Immune Stimulating Interstitial Laser Thermotherapy

By Cristina Pantaleone

271

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6. Surgical Treatment of Benign Spinal Cord Tumors

By Xiaoming Qi, Frank Y. Shan, Dongxia Feng, Jason H. Huang and

119

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