H. Kim Lyerly, MD | Authors

Toward a Breast Cancer Vaccine:Work in Progress

September 01, 2003

As outlined in the review byDrs. Emens and Jaffee entitled“Toward a Breast CancerVaccine: Work in Progress,” the developmentof anticancer vaccines hasclosely paralleled advances in the fieldof immunology. Basic immunologyhas provided and will continue toprovide important insights intohuman immunity that directly relateto the design and study of immunotherapeutics.To date, the mostimportant scientific observations applicableto immunotherapy include thefollowing: