Eighty years of immunotherapy: a review of immunological methods used for the treatment of human cancer.

@article{Currie1972EightyYO,
  title={Eighty years of immunotherapy: a review of immunological methods used for the treatment of human cancer.},
  author={G. A. Currie},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1972},
  volume={26},
  pages={141 - 153}
}
THE success of any form of cancer therapy must depend on those features of a tumour which distinguish it from normal tissue. The overall failure of modern cancer treatments to control disseminated disease reflects their lack of selectivity, the absence of truly specific target sites in the malignant cell and the consequent inability to discriminate between normal and malignant states. It is in this context that an immunological approach to cancer treatment provides such an attractive concept… CONTINUE READING