Tumor antigenicity and the immune system in gynecological cancer: A review

Ralph S. Freedman, James Bowen, Jay Herson, J. Taylor Wharton, Felix N. Rutledge

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Abstract

A review of tumor immunology with particular emphasis on three gynecological malignancies, gestational trophoblastic disease, uterine cervical carcinoma, and ovarian carcinoma. Commentary includes the immune reactive cells and their functions as determined by in vitro and in vivo tests; serum and tissue antigen markers; and effects on the immune response of ionizing radiation, surgery, and chemotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-62
Number of pages20
JournalGynecologic oncology
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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