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Author Symposium, CIBA Foundation

Title Fetal Antigens and Cancer
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2009


Description 1 online resource (274 pages)
Series Novartis Foundation Symposia ; v. 850
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents Fetal antigens and cancer; Contents; Introduction; Expression of embryonic characters by malignant cells; Discussion; Embryonic antigens in malignancy and pregnancy: common denominators in immune regulation; Discussion; The T/t-complex: a family of genes controlling early embryonic surface antigens; Discussion; Fetal histocompatibility antigens and maternal immune responses; Discussion; How are tumour antigens related to normal antigens?; Discussion; The functional significance of tumour-associated cell surface alterations of embryonic and unknown origin; Discussion
Host recognition of antigens: do they induce specific antibodies?Discussion; Human chorionic gonadotropin as a model for a fetal antigen; Discussion; Can fetal antigens be used for prophylac-tic immunization?; Discussion; Parity and susceptibility to cancer; Discussion; Embryonic precancerous and cancerous human antigens recognized by monoclonal antibodies; Discussion; Antibodies to fetal antigens associated with rodenttumours; Discussion; General discussion; Closing remarks; Index of contributors; Subject index
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Subject Fetus -- Cancer -- Congresses
Cancer -- Immunological aspects -- Congresses
Tumor antigens -- Congresses
Cancer -- Immunological aspects
Tumor antigens
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470718476