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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ebelt, K; Babaryka, G; Figel, AM; Pohla, H; Buchner, A; Stief, CG; Eisenmenger, W; Kirchner, T; Schendel, DJ; Noessner, E 
Title:
Dominance of CD4+ lymphocytic infiltrates with disturbed effector cell characteristics in the tumor microenvironment of prostate carcinoma. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer of men in the Western world. Despite the over-expression of tumor-associated antigens, like PSA or PSMA, immune activation is inefficient. The goal of this investigation was to assess in situ characteristics of prostate cancer-infiltrating lymphocytes and to determine their activation status and effector function. METHODS: We compared 17 carcinoma containing tissues, four benign prostatic hyperplasia tissues and eight healthy prostate tissues...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Prostate 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
68 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1-10 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0270-4137 
TUM Institution:
r Strahlentherapie und Radiologische Onkologie