Selected abstracts on macrophages in tumor immunity
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health ; Springfield, Va. : National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English


  • Macrophages -- Abstracts.

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Other titlesMacrophages in tumor immunity.
StatementDeborah J. Cameron.
SeriesOncology overview
ContributionsInternational Cancer Research Data Bank.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 102 p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17562055M

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The book presents the many faceted activities of macrophage. This book is divided according to the five sessions of the workshop. First session talks about the role of tumor macrophages in vivo. It then elucidates the macrophage function and indicates how the interaction of macrophages with other cells can alter the host-tumor balance. PDF | On Dec 1, , R Evans and others published Role of macrophages in tumor immunity. III. Cooperation between macrophages and lymphoid factors in an in vitro allograft situation | Find, read. 1. Introduction. For decades, solid tumours have been known to be strongly infiltrated by inflammatory leukocytes, and accumulating evidence has clearly demonstrated, in various mouse and human malignancies, including breast, prostate, glioma, lymphoma,,,,,,, a strict correlation between increased numbers and/or density of macrophages and poor by: Macrophages are frequently found in tumors and according to a high number of clinical and experimental data they seem to promote tumor initiation, progression and even metastasis (93, 94).The.

M1 macrophages can prime anti-tumor immune response through the production of cytokines like TNFalpha, IL-6 and IL, while M2 can inhibit ant-cancer immunity through the .   Macrophages are not only essential components of innate immunity that contribute to host defense against infections, but also tumor growth and the maintenance of tissue homeostasis. An important feature of macrophages is their plasticity and ability to adopt diverse activation states in response to their microenvironment and in line with their functional requirements. Abstract Tumor metastasis is a major contributor to the death of cancer patients. A previous in vitro study confirmed that activated macrophages kill cancer and immunity, all of which can. Tumor immunology is the study ofTumor immunology is the study of: The antigenic properties of the tumor cells The antigenic properties of the tumor cells The host IR to these tumor cell 3- The immunologic consequences to the hostThe immunologic consequences to .

  Mouse and human tumour-associated macrophages express PD-1, which increases with cancer stage and induces decreased phagocytosis by macrophages; by contrast, PD-L1 removal increases phagocytosis. Metabolic adaptation is a key component of macrophage plasticity and polarization, instrumental to their function in homeostasis, immunity and inflammation. Tumor-associated macrophages (TAM) and related immature myeloid suppressor cells generally have properties of an M2-like population. Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses the cell-mediated cytotoxicity (CMC) in vitro, its mechanisms as well as relevance to tumor in vitro cytotoxic activity of peripheral blood leukocytes from cancer patients was a direct manifestation of a state of cell-mediated immunity to tumor-associated antigens. CMC in vitro encompasses various effects of lymphocytes or other cell types. A review on tumor immunology. human clinical data supporting a cancer immunoediting process that provide the fundamental basis for further study of immunity to cancer and for the rational.