Cancer vaccines: research and applications

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Apostolopoulos, Vasso ORCID: 0000-0001-6788-2771 (2019) Cancer vaccines: research and applications. Cancers, 11 (8). pp. 1041-1045. ISSN 2072-6694


© 2019 by the author. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Designing cancer vaccines has been at the forefront of cancer research for over two-and-a-half decades. In particular, delivery methods used to stimulate effective and long-lasting immune responses have been the major focus. This special issue presents new tumor associated antigens, delivery methods, combination immune therapies, methods of measuring immunity induced following cancer vaccinations, and mechanisms in understanding tumor microenvironments and immunosuppression—all beneficial for the design of improved cancer vaccines.

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Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1107 Immunology
Current > Division/Research > Institute for Health and Sport
Keywords Oncology; cancer vaccines; checkpoint markers; immune suppression; tumor microenvironment; tumor associated antigen; immunotherapy; antigen delivery
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