Immunotherapy of Cancer

Methods and Protocols

  • Patricia Yotnda

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 651)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Patricia Yotnda, Danli Wu, Anna May Swanson
    Pages 1-29
  3. Antonio Di Stasi, Biagio De Angelis, Barbara Savoldo
    Pages 103-118
  4. Concetta Quintarelli, Barbara Savoldo, Gianpietro Dotti
    Pages 119-130
  5. Daniel Hirschhorn-Cymerman, Miguel-Angel Perales
    Pages 131-155
  6. Jung Hee Woo, Yu-Jen Lee, David M. Neville, Arthur E. Frankel
    Pages 157-175
  7. Rajagopal Ramesh, Constantine G. Ioannides, Jack A. Roth, Sunil Chada
    Pages 241-270
  8. Nancy Smyth Templeton
    Pages 271-278
  9. Hongtao Li, Xiaoliu Zhang
    Pages 279-290
  10. Babak Kateb, Vicky Yamamoto, Darya Alizadeh, Leying Zhang, Harish M. Manohara, Michael J. Bronikowski et al.
    Pages 307-317
  11. Fatma V. Okur, Malcolm K. Brenner
    Pages 319-345
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 347-356

About this book


A continuously evolving technique, immunotherapy for the treatment of cancers now incorporates the use of immune cells infused during bone marrow transplants as well as approaches like cell and gene therapy, while stem cell-based therapies, tissue engineering, and targeting have also contributed to the latest successes in pre-clinical immunotherapy studies. In Immunotherapy of Cancer: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers in the field describe detailed procedures for trainees and experts in the area of basic, clinical science who wish to undertake their own cutting-edge immunotherapy studies. In addition to the protocols, the volume also contains two general overviews providing useful updates in each area as well as summaries of recent pre-clinical and clinical trials. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and up-to-date, Immunotherapy of Cancer: Methods and Protocols seeks to guide scientists along the path to a further developed system of immunotherapeutic treatments in order to reduce and hopefully eradicate this terrible disease.


Adoptive immunotherapy Antigen Cell and gene therapy Stem cell-based therapies Therapeutic treatments Tissue engineering Tumors gene therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Patricia Yotnda
    • 1
  1. 1., Center for Cell and Gene TherapyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60761-785-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60761-786-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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