Immunological Aspects of Neoplasia - The Role of the Thymus by Bela BodeyImmunological Aspects of Neoplasia - The Role of the Thymus by Bela Bodey

Immunological Aspects of Neoplasia - The Role of the Thymus

byBela Bodey, Stuart E. Siegel, Hans E. Kaiser

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I. OVERVIEW OF MAMMALIAN THYMIC DEVELOPMENT

1. Embryology of the Mammalian Thymus

II. HISTOGENESIS OF THE MAMMALIAN THYMUS

2. The Reticulo-Epithelial Cellular Network of the Mammalian Thymus

3. Neuroendocrine influence on thymic hematopoiesis via the reticulo-epithelial (RE) cellular network

4. Development of Lymphopoiesis as a Function of the Thymic Microenvironment

5. The Hassall's bodies

6. Thymic Accessory Cells, including Dendritic-Type Antigen Presenting Cells, Within the Mammalian Thymic Microenvironment

7. Involution of the Mammalian Thymus and its Role in the Overall Aging Process

III. THE THYMUS AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN ANTI-NEOPLASTIC THERAPY

8. Thymic Hormones in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

9. Spontaneous Regression of Neoplasms: New Possibilities for Immunotherapy

Title:Immunological Aspects of Neoplasia - The Role of the ThymusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:207 pagesPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:904816608X

ISBN - 13:9789048166084

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Contributors. Acknowledgements. Section 1: Overview Of Mammalian Thymic Development. Introduction. Embryology of the Mammalian Thymus. Section 2: Histogenesis Of The Mammalian Thymus. The Reticulo-Epithelial Cellular Network of the Mammalian Thymus. Neuroendocrine Influence on Thymic Hematopoiesis Via the Reticulo-Epithelial (RE) Cellular Network. Development of Lymphopoiesis as a Function of the Thymic. The Hassall's bodies. T hymic Accessory Cells, including Dendritic-Type Antigen Presenting Cells, within the Mammalian Thymic Microenvironment. Involution of the Mammalian Thymus and its Role in the Overall Aging Process. Section 3: The Thymus And Its Significance In Anti-Neoplastic Therapy. Thymic Hormones in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment. Spontaneous Regression of Neoplasms: New Possibilities for Immunotherapy. Appendix. Index.