Immunotherapy and Skin Cancer

Tahery, Dan P.; Moy, Ronald L.
July 1992
Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Jul92, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p584
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the relationship between immunotherapy and skin cancer. The immune system is considered to be of pivotal importance in the surveillance of cancers and it has been shown that the course of cancers can be altered by specific immunotherapy. The precise mechanism by which the progression or regression of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma is not clearly understood. Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) whose role in the development of BCCs has been well established.


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