Immune Changes in Patients with Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy


Cabloglu N., Muslumanoglu M., Tutuncu Y., ÇINAR S., Gurel N., Kiran B., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY, vol.13, no.1, pp.15-20, 2008 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-20
  • Keywords: Cellular immunity, lymphocytes, peripheral blood, natural killer cells, lymphocyte subpopulations, natural killer cell activity, locally advanced breast cancer, neoadjuvant chemotherapy, NATURAL-KILLER, CELLULAR-IMMUNITY, CYTO-TOXICITY, LYMPHOCYTES, DOXORUBICIN, ANTIGENS, EFFICACY, THERAPY, CELLS, NK
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Object: The effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on cellular immunity was investigated in patients with locally advanced breast cancer by evaluating the changes in peripheral blood lymphocyte (PBL) subpopulations and natural killer cell activity (NKA) after chemotherapy.