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 DEVELOPMENT1. Embryology of the Mammalian Thymus II. HISTOGENESIS OF THE MAMMALIAN THYMUS2. The Reticulo-Epithelial Cellular Network of the Mammalian Thymus3. Neuroendocrine influence on thymic hematopoiesis via the reticulo-epithelial (RE) cellular network4. Development of Lymphopoiesis as a Function of the Thymic Microenvironment5. The Hassall's bodies6. Thymic Accessory Cells, including Dendritic-Type Antigen Presenting Cells, Within the Mammalian Thymic Microenvironment7. Involution of the Mammalian Thymus and its Role in the Overall Aging ProcessIII. THE THYMUS AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN ANTI-NEOPLASTIC THERAPY8. Thymic Hormones in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment9. 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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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. Thymic 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.