Chapter 1. Cancer Vaccines: Progress and Promise

  1. Rimas Orentas PhD1,
  2. James W. Hodge PhD2 and
  3. Bryon D. Johnson PhD3
  1. Rimas J. Orentas PhD1,
  2. Bryon Johnson PhD3 and
  3. James Hodge PhD2

Published Online: 1 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470170113.ch1

Cancer Vaccines and Tumor Immunity

Cancer Vaccines and Tumor Immunity

How to Cite

Orentas, R. J., Johnson, B. and Hodge, J. (2008) Cancer Vaccines: Progress and Promise, in Cancer Vaccines and Tumor Immunity (eds R. Orentas, J. W. Hodge and B. D. Johnson), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470170113.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin and the Children's Research Institute, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Medical Biology, University of Tennessee Medical Center and Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin and the Children's Research Institute, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin., Milwaukee, WI, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin and the Children's Research Institute, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Medical Biology, University of Tennessee Medical Center and Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin and the Children's Research Institute, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin., Milwaukee, WI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470074749

Online ISBN: 9780470170113

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Keywords:

  • cancer vaccines and vaccine approach;
  • recombinant poxviruses and combination therapies;
  • cell-based vaccine in antitumor immunity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Adjuvants: Enhancing Interactions between Innate and Adaptive Immunity

  • Antigen-Specific Therapy: Novel Presentation of Peptide and Protein Antigens

  • Cell-Based Cancer Vaccines

  • Defining Effective Clinical Responses

  • References