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Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Immunotherapy

Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Immunotherapy Book
Author : Kasuya Hideki,Itzel Bustos Villalobos
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-01-15
ISBN : 9780128229149
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Immunotherapy discusses current treatment as well as treatment under investigation in pancreatic cancer. It brings information on how to combine current therapy with treatment under development and/or in clinical trials in order to be able to improve pancreatic cancer survival. Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate since it is discovered on late phase, when the patient already presents metastases and surgical options are limited. Currently, there are different modalities to treat pancreatic cancer, however its response has been poor and the toxicity of the treatment limits not only the survival rate, but also the patients that are able to get treated. This book reviews new modalities on basic research intending to reach the cure of pancreatic cancer, such as oncolytic viruses and Bi-specific T cell engager (BiTEs) as future clinical treatment, as well as discusses recent researches using those modalities as prospective combination therapy. The book is a valuable source for cancer researchers, oncologists and several members of medical and biomedical field who are interested in learning more about new therapies to treat pancreatic cancer. Reviews current situation of pancreatic cancer before discussing new modalities, so the reader gets knowledge on what it is available and on problems faced on its treatment currently Discusses oncolytic virus in pancreatic cancer use, mainly herpes and adenoviruses, the results obtained on basic research as well as in clinical trials Encompasses knowledge on Bi-specific T cell engager (BiTEs) focusing on its function, development and use on pancreatic cancer Brings information on combination therapies recently developed that allow lower dose of treatment, which means less side effect

Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Chemotherapy

Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Chemotherapy Book
Author : Ganji Purnachandra Nagaraju
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-02-26
ISBN : 0128176628
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Chemotherapy edited by Dr. Nagaraju, PhD., DSc. focuses on overriding the resistance from chemotherapeutic drugs with a broader range of treatment options. It particularly focuses on stroma, tumor microenvironment, stem cells, stellate cells, transcription factors, growth factors, and important signaling pathways. This volume discusses topics such as pancreatic cancer biology, current therapeutic options, EMT, chemotherapy resistance mechanisms, and genetic manipulations and natural products to enhance the sensitivity of pancreatic cancer to chemotherapy. Additionally, it discusses small targeted molecules and pancreatic cancer trials, and nanotechnology-based drug delivery. Breaking Tolerance to Pancreatic Cancer Unresponsiveness to Chemotherapy is a valuable source for researchers and advanced students in cancer and oncology as well as clinicians and medical students who are interested in learning more about ways to break pancreatic cancer resistance to chemotherapy. Modulates the biologic properties of stroma in pancreatic cancer by targeting the several chemotherapy resistance mechanisms to impede their malignant property by introducing new strategies and drugs Provides information about on-going research as well as clinical data on pancreatic cancer and detailed descriptions about therapeutic options for easy understanding Utilizes full color figures to help the understanding of the content and tables for easy comparison of information as well as quick access to it

Immunotherapy in Resistant Cancer From the Lab Bench Work to Its Clinical Perspectives

Immunotherapy in Resistant Cancer  From the Lab Bench Work to Its Clinical Perspectives Book
Author : Jorge Morales-Montor,Mariana Segovia-Mendoza
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-10-14
ISBN : 0128220295
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Immunotherapy in Resistant Cancer: From the Lab Bench Work to Its Clinical Perspectives provides high level knowledge on detailed mechanisms of actions and biological interactions of different immune drugs, with an aim of offering researchers and clinicians cutting-edge therapies to overcome drug resistance. The book explains the latest immunotherapies for different types of cancer, helping users carry out research projects or create alternatives for drug development in the pharmaceutical industry. Topics discussed include the relationship between immunotherapy and macrophages, immune checkpoints in different types of cancer, immune cocktails in solid tumors, and immune-phenotyping. Additionally, the book presents basic and clinical data on immunoresistance and glycosylation. This book is a valuable source for cancer researchers, medical doctors, clinicians and members of the biomedical field who must understand certain mechanisms to fight cancer that is resistant to immunotherapy. Provides basic and clinical evidence based on molecular interactions and clinical studies to address the risks and benefits of cancer immunotherapy Presents the results of new immunotherapy trials, discussing the state-of-the-art in different types of cancer Discusses targeted therapies approved by the FDA, along with therapies with clinical potential used in basic studies

Improving the Therapeutic Ratio in Head and Neck Cancer

Improving the Therapeutic Ratio in Head and Neck Cancer Book
Author : N.A
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-10-04
ISBN : 0128178698
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Improving the Therapeutic Ratio in Head and Neck Cancer provides a complete review of current approaches to modulating therapeutic sensitivity in head and neck cancer. It presents a broad background of current approaches and by highlighting the potential for clinical translational, introduces a roadmap for how to move promising preclinical findings into the clinic. The book discusses topics such as immunotherapy and molecularly targeted therapies in head and neck cancer, PI3k/mTOR pathway, autophagy inhibition to sensitize HNC to radiation and chemotherapy, TAM and Eph/Ephrin family proteins and metabolic reprogramming to modulate therapeutic sensitivity. Additionally, it details approaches to improve the response to immunotherapy, and Chk1/2 inhibition in radiation and cetuximab resistance. This book is a valuable source to head and neck cancer researchers and advanced students, and to those studying specific approaches in other model systems and disease sites. Provides key scientific background for clinicians when developing novel clinical trials and important examples for basic scientists of the types of work required to move a concept from the lab to the clinic Presents consistent pathway diagrams in each chapter, thus making it easier to understand complicated pathways Includes chapter summaries of the critical next steps needed to move studies from their current state into practice changing clinical data

Cancer Immunotherapy at the Crossroads

Cancer Immunotherapy at the Crossroads Book
Author : James H. Finke,Ronald M. Bukowski
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2003-11-24
ISBN : 1592597432
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Leading investigators and clinicians detail the different mechanisms used by tumors to escape and impair the immune system and then spell out possible clinical strategies to prevent or reverse tumor-induced immune dysfunction. The authors review the mechanisms of immune dysfunction and evasion mechanisms in histologically diverse human tumors, focusing on tumor-induced molecular defects in T cells and antigen-presenting cells (dendritic cells and tumors), that may serve as biomarkers for patient prognosis. They discuss the means by which these immune functions may be protected or restored in order to more effectively support the process of tumor rejection in situ. Cutting-edge techniques are outlined with the capacity to monitor the strength and quality of patients' immune responses using immunocytometry, MHC-peptide tetramers combined with apoptosis assay, ELISPOT assay, and detection of MHC-TAA peptide complexes on tumor cells.