Evaluation of lymphocyte immunity in breast cancer patients

@article{Head1993EvaluationOL,
  title={Evaluation of lymphocyte immunity in breast cancer patients},
  author={Jonathan F. Head and Robert Lange Elliott and J L Mccoy},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={1993},
  volume={26},
  pages={77-88}
}
One hundred forty-two breast cancer patients were evaluated for three functional immunologic parameters: the ability of their lymphocytes to proliferate in response to general T-(phytohemagglutinin) and B-lymphocyte (pokeweed mitogen) stimulators and their ability to proliferate in response to specific autologous tumor antigens. Tests were performed on patient blood specimens collected approximately 2 hours prior to surgery or 2–4 weeks following chemotherapy. T-lymphocyte functional competence… CONTINUE READING
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