A New Strategy of Cancer Immunotherapy Combining Hyperthermia/Oncolytic Virus Pretreatment with Specific Autologous Anti-Tumor Vaccination – A Review

  title={A New Strategy of Cancer Immunotherapy Combining Hyperthermia/Oncolytic Virus Pretreatment with Specific Autologous Anti-Tumor Vaccination – A Review},
  author={Schirrmacher Volker},
This review describes and explains a specific immunotherapy strategy that has been developed at the Immunological and Oncological Center Cologne in Germany. [] Key Method The second step consists of active-specific autologous anti-tumor vaccination. The vaccine, VOL-DC, consists of autologous Dendritic Cells (DCs) which are loaded with Viral Oncolysate (VOL) from the patient’s tumor cells.

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