The Renaissance of Cancer Immunotherapy: The 7th International Cancer Vaccine Symposium

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This Annals volume includes invited short reviews on topics presented at the 7th International Cancer Vaccine Symposium Renaissance of Cancer Immunotherapy , held September 9-11, 2012 in Florence, Italy. The papers cover the latest progress in basic immunology research and its translation to cancer patients. The meeting and papers pay tribute to the successes in the last few years that have led to the approval of new immunotherapies and the awarding of the Nobel Prize in medicine to three immunologists. The symposium is dedicated to one of these recipients, Dr. Ralph Steinman who discovered dendritic cells, immune cells that are vital in immune responses and immunotherapies for cancer. NOTE: Annals volumes are available for sale as individual books or as a journal. For more information on institutional journal subscriptions, please visit: http://ordering.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/subs.asp?ref=1749-6632&doi=10.111/(ISSN)1749-6632 ACADEMY MEMBERS: Please contact the New York Academy of Sciences directly to place your order (www.nyas.org). Members of the New York Academy of Science receive full-text access to Annals online and discounts on print volumes. Please visit http://www.nyas.org/MemberCenter/Join. aspx for more information on becoming a member.