Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Zitvogel, Laurence; Kroemer, Guido
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 100
Sets out the main principles of oncoimmunology
Examines the latest advances and their implications for clinical practice
Focuses especially on drugs with FDA/EMA approvals and breakthrough status
Represents a landmark educational resource of wide appeal to medical students, practitioners, and researchers
In this book, leading experts in cancer immunotherapy join forces to provide a comprehensive guide that sets out the main principles of oncoimmunology and examines the latest advances and their implications for clinical practice, focusing in particular on drugs with FDA/EMA approvals and breakthrough status. The aim is to deliver a landmark educational tool that will serve as the definitive reference for MD and PhD students while also meeting the needs of established researchers and healthcare professionals.
Immunotherapy-based approaches are now inducing long-lasting clinical responses across multiple histological types of neoplasia, in previously difficult-to-treat metastatic cancers. The future challenges for oncologists are to understand and exploit the cellular and molecular components of complex immune networks, to optimize combinatorial regimens, to avoid immune-related side effects, and to plan immunomonitoring studies for biomarker discovery. The editors hope that this book will guide future and established health professionals toward the effective application of cancer immunology and immunotherapy and contribute significantly to further progress in the field.
Oncoimmunology: A Practical Guide for Cancer Immunotherapy