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A Review: Molecular Imaging Techniques to Monitor NK Cells in Vivo in a Preclinical and Clinical Scenario

Yi-Chia Lee, Ming-Yii Huang, , ,
Kaohsiung Medical University, Canter for Cancer Research

In recent years, the use of natural killer (NK) -based immunotherapy has shown promising measures against various cancers. The therapeutic efficacy of NK cell immunotherapy depends to some extent on the migration of NK cells and subsequent infiltration into tumours in animal models or in humans. The continuous improvement of the healing and therapeutic properties of NK cells stimulates the performance and use of immunotherapy based on NK cells. In this review, we summarize the molecular imaging techniques used to monitor NK cell migration and infiltration in vivo, both preclinical and clinically. The advantages and disadvantages of each molecular imaging modality are considered. Finally, we present our understanding of the use of molecular imaging techniques to monitor NK cells in vivo in a preclinical and clinical scenario.

Yi-Chia Lee, Ming-Yii Huang."A Review: Molecular Imaging Techniques to Monitor NK Cells in Vivo in a Preclinical and Clinical Scenario". International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends (IJCERT) , ISSN:2349-7084,Vol.6, Issue 08,pp.7-14,August - 2019,

Keywords : photoacoustic imaging; optoacoustic imaging; breast imaging; breast cancer detection; breast phantom imaging; animal breast imaging; in vivo breast imaging; breast cancer screening; breast cancer diagnosis, bioluminescent; RI; SPECT; PET

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