Vaccines for Cancer Immunotherapy - Nima Rezaei & Mahsa Keshavarz-Fathi
Therapeutic cancer vaccines represent a type of active cancer immunotherapy. Clinicians, scientists, and researchers working on cancer treatment require evidence-based and up-to-date resources relating to therapeutic cancer vaccines. Vaccines for Cancer Immunotherapy provides a reference for cancer treatment for clinicians and presents a well-organized resource for determining high-potential research areas. The book considers that this promising modality can be made more feasible as a treatment for cancer. Chapters cover cancer immunology, general approaches to cancer immunotherapy, vaccines, tumor antigens, the strategy of allogeneic and autologous cancer vaccines, personalized vaccines, whole-tumor antigen vaccines, protein and peptide vaccines, dendritic cell vaccines, genetic vaccines, candidate cancers for vaccination, obstacles to developing therapeutic cancer vaccines, combination therapy, future perspectives and concluding remarks on therapeutic cancer vaccines.
Introduces the feasible immunotherapeutic vaccines for patients with different types of cancerPresents the status of past and current vaccines for cancer treatmentConsiders advantages and disadvantages of different therapeutic cancer vaccinesLooks at the combination of vaccines and other modalities, including immunotherapeutic and conventional methodsAnalyzes obstacles to development of therapeutic cancer vaccinesGives a view on future perspectives in the application of therapeutic cancer vaccines