Immunologic mechanisms of antitumor activity.


The growth and metastatic spread of tumors, to a large extent, depends on their capacity to evade host immune surveillance and overcome host defenses. All tumors express antigens that are recognized to a variable extent by the immune system, but in many cases an inadequate immune response is elicited because of partial antigen masking or ineffective… (More)


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@article{Foss2002ImmunologicMO, title={Immunologic mechanisms of antitumor activity.}, author={Francine Mary Foss}, journal={Seminars in oncology}, year={2002}, volume={29 3 Suppl 7}, pages={5-11} }