Tumor Cell Vaccines

  • Patricia L. Thompson
  • Sophie Dessureault
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 601)


This chapter reviews the history of tumor cell vaccines, both autologous and allogeneic, as well as adjuvants used with tumor cell vaccines. The chapter discusses various tumor cell modifications that have been tested over the years. The immune response to tumor vaccines is briefly described, as are some methods of immune monitoring after vaccine therapy. Finally, there is a description of various tumor cell-based vaccines that have been tested in clinical trials.


Cancer Vaccine Cell Vaccine Autologous Tumor Cell Active Specific Immunotherapy Allogeneic Tumor Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research InstituteUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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