Chapter 15. Cancer Immunotherapy

  1. Sotiris Missailidis
  1. Maria Belimezi

Published Online: 7 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697047.ch15

Anticancer Therapeutics

Anticancer Therapeutics

How to Cite

Belimezi, M. (2008) Cancer Immunotherapy, in Anticancer Therapeutics (ed S. Missailidis), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697047.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Analytical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Author Information

  1. Regulon Inc. (USA), Afxentiou 7, Alimos, Athens, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723036

Online ISBN: 9780470697047



  • cancer immunotherapy - molecular basis;
  • cancer gene immunotherapy;
  • carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA);
  • recombinant monoclonal antibodies;
  • genetic engineering and phage display approach;
  • tumour cell proliferation and angiogenesis;
  • cell immunotherapy;
  • cancer vaccines – specific- and universal cancer vaccines;
  • immune system and cancer immunotherapy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Molecular Basis of Cancer Immunotherapy and Gene Immunotherapy of Cancer

  • Recombinant Monoclonal Antibodies

  • Cell Immunotherapy

  • Cancer Vaccines

  • References