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Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy

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31.07.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Anti-PD-1 antibody increases NK cell cytotoxicity towards nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells in the context of chemotherapy-induced upregulation of PD-1 and PD-L1

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a tumor arising from the epithelial lining of the posterior nasopharynx [ 1 ]. Its incidence varies worldwide, with a high incidence in Southeast Asia, particularly Southern China. The occurrence of NPC is …

29.07.2020 | Research Report

Brief report: inhaled corticosteroid use and the risk of checkpoint inhibitor pneumonitis in patients with advanced cancer

Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) are an integral part of the cancer treatment landscape [ 1 ]. Antibodies targeting cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen-4 (CTLA-4) and programmed cell death (PD-1)/programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) pathways have …

28.07.2020 | Editorial

Are we ready to use TMB in breast cancer clinical practice?

We discussed the potentialities of tumor mutation burden (TMB) as a predictive marker for immunotherapy in breast cancer, also highlighting the limits that have hindered its introduction in the clinical practice. Although some studies have …

27.07.2020 | Original Article

B7-H3 is spliced by SRSF3 in colorectal cancer

B7-H3, an important co-inhibitor, is abnormally highly expressed in a variety of malignancies. The antibodies targeting B7-H3 have exhibited beneficial therapeutic effects in clinical trials. Therefore, discovery of the regulatory factors in B7-H3 …

25.07.2020 | Original Article

Improved survival in patients with thyroid function test abnormalities secondary to immune-checkpoint inhibitors

Immune-checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) are monoclonal antibodies which target molecules to enhance antitumor response. Several adverse events have been described and the major ICI-related endocrinopathies are thyroid dysfunction and hypophysitis. Its …

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Since its inception in 1976, Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy (CII) has reported significant advances in the field of tumor immunology. The journal serves as a forum for new concepts and advances in basic, translational, and clinical cancer immunology and immunotherapy. CII is keen to publish broad-ranging ideas and reviews, results which extend or challenge established paradigms, as well as negative studies which fail to reproduce experiments that support current paradigms, and papers that do succeed in reproducing others’ results in different contexts.

In addition to publishing original research articles and reviews, CII also offers the following unique publication formats:

  • “Focussed Research Reviews,” published together with a conference meeting report, which provide individual speakers with the opportunity to expand on the ideas and concepts they presented at the conference.
  • “Symposia-in-Writing,” which are virtual workshops consisting of a series of complimentary papers centered on a specific issue and addressing controversial but strategic topics in the field, usually consisting of 4-8 papers and an accompanying commentary by the convener.

CII is affiliated with the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT), Canadian Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium (CCIC), The Japanese Association for Cancer Immunology (JACI), Network Italiano per la Bioterapia dei Tumori (NIBIT), and Sociedad Española de Inmunologia-Grupo Española de InmunoTerapia (SEI-GEIT).

CIMT: http://www.cimt.eu/home

CCIC: http://www.immunotherapycancer.ca/

JACI: http://www.jaci.jp/eng/index.html

NIBIT: http://www.nibit.org/index.php

SEI-GEIT: http://www.inmunologia.org/grupos/home.php?UpOm5=M&Upfqym5uom=GK

CITIM: http://www.canceritim.org/

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