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By Gernot Stuhler, Peter Walden

Medication or existence with melanoma? What will be accomplished by means of melanoma immune remedy? The previous decade has noticeable significant developments in tumor immunology. a lot of the hot wisdom has been translated into new innovations for melanoma therapy and into scientific trials. a few of these trials bring in destiny breakthroughs, others were disappointing and feature caused in depth look for choices.

Major participants to the sector summarize the data at the molecular and mobile mechanisms of tumorigenesis, significantly evaluate the tools of the immune procedure that may be exploited for treatment, and speak about the medical studies with the several immune remedy recommendations. Researchers within the fields of immunology, tumor biology and drugs will hugely savour this up to date quantity for comparing destiny examine actions.

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Results of donor lymphocyte infusions for chronic myelogenous leukemia in relapse after stem cell transplantation have been even more impressive, reliable and durable [3]. These clinical experiments and other work in both animal and human models support the hypothesis that T cells can under certain circumstances be triggered to induce meaningful anti-tumor responses. Antigen-specific T cell responses are vital in each case, and include the hallmark features of (i) peptide specificity and (ii) restriction to the major histocompatibility complex (MHC).

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A survey of telomerase activity in human cancer, Eur J Cancer 33: 787±91, 1997. 31 Kolquist, K. , Ellisen, L. , Counter, C. , Tan, L. , Weinberg, R. , Haber, D. A. and Gerald,W. L. Expression of TERT in early premalignant lesions and a subset of cells in normal tissues, Nat Genet 19: 182±6, 1998. , Schmidt, J. , Langlade-Demoyen, P. and Zanetti, M. Cytotoxic T cell immunity against telomerase reverse transcriptase in humans, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 97: 4796±801, 2000. 33 Nair, S. , Lebkowski, J.

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