There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about the use of Vaccination (infant) and TH2 shift with potential cancer impact.
Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also included links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.
Optimization of vaccine responses in early life: the role of delivery systems and immunomodulators. Kovarik J, Siegrist CA. Immunol Cell Biol. 1998 Jun;76(3):222-36. Review.
The generation of Th memory in neonates versus adults: prolonged primary Th2 effector function and impaired development of Th1 memory effector function in murine neonates. Adkins B, Bu Y, Guevara P. J Immunol. 2001 Jan 15;166(2):918-25.
Molecular immunological approaches to biotherapy of human cancers–a review, hypothesis and implications. Becker Y. Anticancer Res. 2006 Mar-Apr;26(2A):1113-34. Review.
Development of neonatal Th1/Th2 function. Adkins B. Int Rev Immunol. 2000;19(2-3):157-71. Review.
The role of activation-induced cell death in the differentiation of T-helper-cell subsets. Roberts AI, Devadas S, Zhang X, Zhang L, Keegan A, Greeneltch K, Solomon J, Wei L, Das J, Sun E, Liu C, Yuan Z, Zhou JN, Shi Y. Immunol Res. 2003;28(3):285-93. Review.
Disease-associated Bias in T Helper Type 1 (Th1)/Th2 CD4+ T Cell Responses Against MAGE-6 in HLA-DRB1*0401+ Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma or Melanoma, Tatsumi, T et al. J Exp Med. 2002 September 2; 196(5): 619–628.
Tumor antigen-specific T helper cells in cancer immunity and immunotherapy. Knutson KL, Disis ML. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2005 Aug;54(8):721-8. Epub 2005 Jan 27. Review.
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