Dendritic cell therapy of high-grade gliomas.

@article{Gool2009DendriticCT,
  title={Dendritic cell therapy of high-grade gliomas.},
  author={Stefaan Van Gool and Wim Maes and Hilko Ardon and Tina Verschuere and Sofie Van Cauter and Steven de Vleeschouwer},
  journal={Brain pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={694-712}
}
The prognosis of patients with malignant glioma is poor in spite of multimodal treatment approaches consisting of neurosurgery, radiochemotherapy and maintenance chemotherapy. Among innovative treatment strategies like targeted therapy, antiangiogenesis and gene therapy approaches, immunotherapy emerges as a meaningful and feasible treatment approach for inducing long-term survival in at least a subpopulation of these patients. Setting up immunotherapy for an inherent immunosuppressive tumor… CONTINUE READING

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