TY - CHAP A1 - Yasumitsu Nishimura A2 - Megumi Maeda A3 - Naoko Kumagai-Takei A4 - Hidenori Matsuzaki A5 - Suni Lee A6 - Kazuya Fukuoka A7 - Takashi Nakano A8 - Takumi Kishimoto A9 - Takemi Otsuki ED1 - Carmen Belli ED2 - Santosh Anand Y1 - 2012-12-19 PY - 2012 T1 - Effect of Asbestos on Anti-Tumor Immunity and Immunological Alteration in Patients with Malignant Mesothelioma N2 - This book brings together the knowledge of eminent experts in the field of malignant mesothelioma, a highly invasive tumor of mesothelium that is the protective lining covering several body cavities. Malignant mesothelioma shows extremely poor progression and is refractory to almost any kind of therapy putting considerable challenges in its treatment. This book covers many important aspects of malignant mesothelioma like epidemiology, immunology, molecular mechanisms and clinical options and will be useful to anybody interested in its history, pathology, and treatment. BT - Malignant Mesothelioma SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/33138 DO - 10.5772/33138 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-24 ER -