This focused issue on “Tumor Immune Microenvironment in Cancer Progression and Cancer Therapy” is edited by Dr. Jia Wei, The Comprehensive Cancer Center, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital to Medical School of Nanjing University, Clinical Cancer Institute of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.
Dr. Jia Wei is now working as a medical oncologist and Associated Professor in the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital to Medical School of Nanjing University. Dr. Wei is the vice director of cancer center and the Clinical Cancer Institute of Nanjing University. She is also doctoral supervisor of Nanjing University. She received more than one-year training in personalized medicine based on molecular biology under the supervision of Dr. Rafael Rosell from 2007. She is the inaugural STO-CSCO International Fellow and received trainings at Harvard’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic and the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Wei has experiences of translational researches in gastric cancer. She has authored or co-authored 64 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as several book chapters and presentations.
Focused issue outline:
- Hypoxic stress-induced tumor microenvironment reprogramming
- Microenvironment acidity in cancer immunomodulation
- Immune escape of exosomal induction
- Cancer-associated fibroblasts as modulators in tumor microenvironment
- Immunotherapeutic targeting of tumor-associated macrophages
- Antitumor effect of targeting myeloid-derived suppressor cells
- Nature killer cells and combination immunotherapy
- Regulation of CD8+ T lymphocytes in tumor microenvironment
- Prospects of oncolytic virotherapy combined with immunotherapy
- Targeting CXCR4 to regulate tumor microenvironment
- Targeting CCL2/CCR2 chemokine axis in immunotherapy
- Overcoming resistance to checkpoint inhibitors in myeloid cells
- Irradiated tumor microenvironment and immunotherapy response
- Microenvironment early detection by exosomes
- Molecular imaging analysis of tumor microenvironment
- Biomarkers of the Tumor Microenvironment
The focused issue “Tumor Immune Microenvironment in Cancer Progression and Cancer Therapy” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Cancer Research without any sponsorship or funding. Jia Wei is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the focused issue.