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Immunology of ocular tumors

Author: Manfred Zierhut; Bruce R Ksander; Martine Jager
Publisher: Lisse [The Netherlands] ; Exton, (PA) : Swets & Zeitlinger Pub., ©2002.
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This work highlights aspects of ocular and general tumour immunology. Major chapters summarize the role of the immune system and how tumour tissue can influence various parameters (T-cells, NK-cells,  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred Zierhut; Bruce R Ksander; Martine Jager
ISBN: 9026519311 9789026519314
OCLC Number: 50072152
Description: viii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Clinical remarks on intra- and periocular tumors --
Ocular immune privilege and tumors --
The role of stroma in the growth or rejection of antigenic solid tumors --
Molecular mechanisms of melanoma cell motility and tissue invasion --
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of metastatic tumor spread in uveal melanoma --
The pivotal role of VEGF in tumor in tumor angiogenesis --
Natural killer cells and uveal melanoma --
Specific immune response against tumor antigens defined by cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) --
HLA and cancer: [Beta] [beta]₂-microglobulin mutations and malignant melanoma --
HLA antigens of ocular melanoma --
Antigen expression on uveal melanoma --
CD40-CD40-ligand-interactions and their role in cytotoxic T lymphocyte priming and anti-tumor immunity --
The role of apoptosis in cancerogenesis and resistance to therapy: lessons from malignant glioma --
Treatment of disseminated uveal melanoma: a continuing dilemma? --
Cytokine therapy and ocular melanoma --
Dendritic cell-based melanoma vaccines --
Immunology of basal cell carcinoma of the lid --
CD44 expression and invasiveness in basal cell carcinoma --
Recognition of lymphoma cells by human gamma delta T lymphoctyes --
Somatic mutation analysis of ocular adnexal extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphomas --
Immunopathology and molecular biology of primary intraocular lymphoma --
Immunology of paraneoplastic syndromes --
Responsibility: [edited by] Manfred Zierhut, Bruce R. Ksander, Martine J. Jager.
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