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Fast Facts: Immuno-Oncology

by Stephen Clarke, Bob T. Li

Fast Facts: Immuno-Oncology Synopsis

The treatment of cancer is being revolutionized by drugs that modulate the immune system, offering the prospect of long-term response and extended survival for many patients with advanced incurable cancer. A plethora of new drugs are being incorporated into current standards of care but many questions remain unanswered - and new ones emerge - about how to use these exciting new drugs to best effect. A good understanding of immune-oncology is therefore becoming increasingly important to keep up to date with this rapidly changing field. 'Fast Facts: Immuno-Oncology' takes you from the fundamentals of immunology through to the new concepts of immunoediting and immunotherapy and likely future directions. Whether you are a practicing oncologist, oncology health professional, medical student, cancer researcher or industry professional, this book provides all you need to know about immuno-oncology, concisely summarized. Contents: * Components of the immune system * How cancers evade the immune system * How cancer immunotherapy works * Clinical use of immune checkpoint inhibitors * The future of immuno-oncology * Useful resources

Fast Facts: Immuno-Oncology Press Reviews

this would have saved me hours when I was working on a long article about cancer -- Natasha Loder, Healthcare Correspondent, The Economist

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910797709
Publication date: 6th November 2017
Author: Stephen Clarke, Bob T. Li
Publisher: S. Karger Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 88 pages
Categories: Oncology,

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