Chapter 51. Dendritic Cells in Human Cancer

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Casey A. Carlos and
  2. Olivera J. Finn

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch51

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

Carlos, C. A. and Finn, O. J. (2006) Dendritic Cells in Human Cancer, in Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies (eds M. B. Lutz, N. Romani and A. Steinkasserer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch51

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Erlangen, Hartmannstr. 14, 91052 Erlangen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311095

Online ISBN: 9783527619696

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Keywords:

  • human cancer;
  • immune system;
  • tissues;
  • differentiation;
  • migration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dendritic Cell Functions that are Important for Effective Immunity against Cancer

  • Dendritic Cell Recognition of Malignant Changes in Tissues

  • How Tumors Interfere with Normal Dendritic Cell Function

  • Summary