geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

The immunotherapy of prostate and bladder cancer


, : The immunotherapy of prostate and bladder cancer. Bju International 96(5): 728-735

The role of the immune system in controlling the growth of tumour cells is highly complex and has been extensively debated. It is well documented that the immune system controls virally induced cancers, and there is evidence for a role of specific immunity in other types of tumours. The greater understanding of the regulation and optimization of adoptive, specific immune responses, and the better characterization of tumour-associated antigens indicate the way for active specific vaccination and cell therapy in urological tumours. Currently, bacille Calmette Guerin immunotherapy is established for localized bladder cancer and many experimental immunotherapies are under evaluation. Here we review some timely aspects of tumour immunology, and describe the current status and development of immunotherapy in prostate and bladder cancer.

US$19.90

PMID: 16144528

DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05772.x


Other references

Hallwachs, H., 2003: Potentials of the Berufliche Trainingszentren, BTZ--participant centered vocational rehabilitation of persons with chronic mental illness. Potentials, opportunities of performance--a spectrum of alternatives which can be activated when required as a single measure, varied or in total, low- or high-powered, specifically adjusted or compressed. There are dynamism and power to it! This...

Pillarisetty, V.G.; Miller, G.; Shah, A.B.; DeMatteo, R.P., 2003: GM-CSF expands dendritic cells and their progenitors in mouse liver. Dendritic cells (DCs) are rare but ubiquitous antigen-presenting cells situated in lymphoid and nonlymphoid organs throughout the body. The study of DCs located in the liver has been restricted by their relative scarcity and the difficulty of thei...

Shilston D.T.; Harrison N.E.; French D.J., 2001: Evaluation in urban and industrial environments; the Docklands Light Railway, Lewisham Extension, London. Engineering Geology Special Publication 18: 233-237

Inayat, F.; Cheema, A.R.; Virk, H.Ul.Hasan.; Yoon, D.J.; Farooq, S.; Manan, A., 2016: Nonthrombotic Pulmonary Embolism: A Potential Complication of Polyacrylamide Hydrogel Cosmetic Injection. Context. Polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAAG) has gained importance as a synthetic soft tissue filling agent. It has been commonly employed by physicians in Europe for facial contouring and soft tissue augmentation. Previously, PAAG is considered nontox...

Kara, H.; Karatas, F.; Tug, T.; Canatan, H.; Karaoglu, A., 2010: Protective effect of octreotide on intra-tracheal bleomycin-induced oxidative damage in rats. The present study is aimed at determining the effect of parenteral octreotide against oxidative damage caused by intra-tracheal bleomycin (BLM) administration. A total of 30 male Wistar rats randomly divided into three groups (control, bleomycin a...

Fernandes, M.L.; Seow, A.; Chan, Y-Huak.; Ho, K-Yu., 2006: Opposing trends in incidence of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma in a multi-ethnic Asian country. To describe the incidence trends in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and adenocarcinoma among the three major ethnic groups in Singapore from 1968 to 2002. Esophageal cancer cases in Singapore citizens and permanent residents obtained from...

Li, I-Chuan.; Kuo, H-Ting.; Huang, H-Chuan.; Lo, H-Li.; Wang, H-Chun., 2014: The mediating effects of structural empowerment on job satisfaction for nurses in long-term care facilities. Ims The purpose of this study was to explore the mediating effects of work empowerment on job satisfaction for nurses in long-term care facilities in Taiwan. Previous research has noted that job satisfaction is an important factor that reflects up...

Ogura, T., 1981: Second edition supplement to Can Japanese agriculture survive?. The book was abstracted in WAERSA 23, 3749.

McComish, T.S.; Anderson, R.O.; Goff, F.G., 1974: Estimation of bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) proximate composition with regression models. Regression analysis was used to predict the contents of DM, protein, fat and ash from length and liveweight of bluegill reared in the laboratory.

Carl, M., 1991: Beitrg zur Pupalmorphologie der Gattung Nephrotoma Meigen Diptera, Tipulidae. Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen, 404: 107-108