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Cancer and the Immune System: The Vital Connection

Cancer and the Immune System: The Vital Connection

This is a cancer patient resource that discusses the following topics:

An Enigma Called Cancer

The Oncogene: A Key Factor in Development of Cancer

The Human Defense System

The Concept of an Innate Defense Network

The Adaptive Defense System

Brian Pricked His Thumb and His Immune System Jumped Into Action

The Humoral Immune Response

The Cellular Immune Response

The Origins of Immunotherapy Advances in Human Tumor Immunotherapy

Specific Immunotherapy I: Adoptive Transfer

Specific Immunotherapy II: Vaccination

The Advantages of Cancer Immunotherapy

Techniques Behind the Advances in Tumor Immunotherapy



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