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Review Article


Advances in cancer immunology and cancer immunotherapeutics

Rohit KumarSanjay R. Jain
Department of Cancer Immunology, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Corresponding Author:

Sanjay R. Jain

Department of Cancer Immunology, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
E-mail: sanjayrajjainmdphd@gmail. com

Corresponding Author:

Sanjay R. Jain

Department of Cancer Immunology, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
E-mail: sanjayrajjainmdphd@gmail. com

DOI:10.18203/issn.2456-3994.IntJMolImmunoOncol20180466

ABSTRACT


The immune system plays an important role in protection against tumor growth. The theory of immune surveillance has evolved today leading to recent advancement in field of cancer immunotherapy. Here, we have revisited the basic structure of immune system with emphasis on its interaction with tumor cells. Also discussed briefly, is the landscape of current cancer immunotherapy and the future it holds.
Keywords: Immunotherapy, Immune system, Cancer immunosurveillence, Checkpoint inhibitors