Special Issue "Targeting Immune Checkpoints and Immunotherapy"
A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 November 2017).
We are at the very beginning of a golden age in oncology. A major turning point in cancer immunotherapy came with the clinical application of antibodies that block immune checkpoints, including cytotoxic T lymphocyte–associated antigen 4 (CTLA-4) and the programmed cell death protein 1 pathway (PD-1/PD-L1). We envision more clinical studies coming forth and opening a new chapter on the treatment paradigm.
This Special Issue aims to update this important area. It is a platform for cancer investigators to update the most current clinical studies, investigational targets, and further mechanistic understanding of the therapy.
Original research and full review articles are welcomed to submit to this special issue.
Scope of the Special Issue as below but not exclusive:
- CAR T-cell immunotherapy for cancer
- Clinical trials on the cancer immunotherapy
- Immunotherapy, safety, side effects and drug resistance
- Combination of immunotherapy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy
- Neoantigen exposure and radiotherapy
- Detection assays for immune checkpoints
- Immuno-oncology treatment options
- Novel immune checkpoint targets for cancer immunotherapy
- Neoantigens signature
- Vaccines and vaccination
Dr. William Chi-shing Cho
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