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Regulatory Issues Affecting Tumor Vaccines

  • Mark O. Thornton
  • Alexandra S. Worobec
  • Keith Wonnacott
  • Raj K. Puri
Part of the Cancer Drug Discovery and Development book series (CDD&D)

Abstract

The progress made over the last few decades in understanding the genetic and immunological aspects of cancer has led to the development of a large number and variety of immune-based approaches to combat the disease. Among the products developed, or under development, have been receptor-targeted monoclonal antibodies (e.g., trastuzumab, tositumomab), cytokines (e.g., interferon-α [IFN-α], interleukin-2), growth factors (e.g., granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor [GM-CSF], granulocyte colony-stimulating factor [G-CSF1, erythropoietin), and an amalgam of innovative products collectively referred to as tumor vaccines.

Keywords

Dendritic Cell Tumor Antigen Minimal Residual Disease Cancer Vaccine Regulatory Issue 
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© Humana Press Inc. 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark O. Thornton
  • Alexandra S. Worobec
  • Keith Wonnacott
  • Raj K. Puri

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