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Title Monoclonal antibodies in oncology / editor, Fatih M. Uckun
Published London, England : Future Medicine Ltd (Unitec House, 2 Albert Place, London N3 1QB, UK), ©2013


Description 1 online resource (79 pages) : color illustrations, digital file
Contents Monoclonal antibodies in contemporary cancer therapy / Fatih M. Uckun -- mAbs targeting CD20 and other lymphocyte CD markers in lymphoma treatment / Letizia Polito, Rossella Mancuso, Daniele Mercatelli, Massimo Bortolotti & Andrea Bolognesi -- mAbs targeting CTLA-4 and clinical outcomes / Francesco Spagnolo, Virginia Picasso & Paola Queirolo -- mAbs targeting VEGF/VEGFR and clinical outcomes in cancer treatment / Brendan Curley, Michael Newton & Jame Abraham -- mAbs targeting RANKL in bone metastasis treatment / Bérengère Gobin, Marc Baud'Huin, Bertrand Isidor, Dominique Heymann & Marie-Françoise Heymann -- Novel mAb-based therapies for leukemia / Osmond J. D'Cruz & Fatih M. Uckun -- Index
Summary Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) have been developed to improve the treatment outcome of cancer patients undergoing therapy according to multimodality regimens without a significant increase of treatment-associated toxicity. This five-chapter book provides examples where mAbs that have become part of the standard of care in cancer patients and cancer types that have responded to mAbs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Monoclonal antibodies -- Therapeutic use
Antibody-toxin conjugates -- Therapeutic use
Cancer -- Immunotherapy.
Antibodies, Monoclonal -- therapeutic use
Immunoconjugates -- therapeutic use
Neoplasms -- immunology
Neoplasms -- therapy
Cancer -- Immunotherapy
Monoclonal antibodies -- Therapeutic use
Form Electronic book
Author Uckun, Fatih M
Future Medicine Ltd
ISBN 9781780842226