Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University ›› 2021, Vol. 55 ›› Issue (Sup.1): 53-54.doi: 10.16183/j.cnki.jsjtu.2021.S1.042

Special Issue: 上海交通大学建校125周年科学问题专辑

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Can Immunotherapy Cure Cancer?

ZONG Chunyan,SHEN Jianfeng   

  1. Department of Ophthalmology; Shanghai Key Laboratory of Orbital Diseases and Ocular Oncology, Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China
  • Received:2021-02-03 Online:2021-03-28 Published:2021-04-09

Abstract: With the rapid development of therapeutics such as immune checkpoint blockade, tumor vaccines, and adoptive cellular immunotherapy, cancer immunotherapy has demonstrated significant advantages over traditional treatment methods. This paper briefly introduces the challenges in the current cancer immunotherapy, and discusses herein whether immunotherapy could lead to the paradigm shift of cancer therapy or even cure cancer.

Key words: immunotherapy; immune checkpoint blockade; tumor vaccine; adoptive cellular immunotherapy

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