Dr. Leisha Ann Emens M.D.
Oncologist | Medical Oncology1800 Orleans St Baltimore MD, 21287
Dr. Leisha Emens is an oncologist practicing in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Emens specializes in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. As an oncologist, Dr. Emens manages and oversees the treatment of a cancer patient after he or she has been diagnosed with the disease. Oncologists will care for their patients throughout the course of the disease. Types of oncologists include medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, pediatric oncologists and hematologist oncologists.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Hematology
- Chemotherapy: friend or foe to cancer vaccines?
- Humoral and cellular immune responses: independent forces or collaborators in the fight against cancer?
- Cytokine gene-modified cell-based cancer vaccines.
- To live or not to live: that depends on GAGE?
- Regression of splenic lymphoma after treatment of hepatitis C virus infection.
- A new twist on autologous cancer vaccines.
- HER-2/neu-specific monoclonal antibodies collaborate with HER-2/neu-targeted granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor secreting whole cell vaccination to augment CD8+ T cell effector function and tumor-free survival in Her-2/neu-transgenic mi
- Cancer vaccines: an old idea comes of age.
- Toward a breast cancer vaccine: work in progress.
- A phase I vaccine safety and chemotherapy dose-finding trial of an allogeneic GM-CSF-secreting breast cancer vaccine given in a specifically timed sequence with immunomodulatory doses of cyclophosphamide and doxorubicin.
- Survivin' cancer.
- Augmenting the potency of breast cancer vaccines: combined modality immunotherapy.
- Breast cancer vaccines: maximizing cancer treatment by tapping into host immunity.
- Recruitment of latent pools of high-avidity CD8(+) T cells to the antitumor immune response.
- Trastuzumab: targeted therapy for the management of HER-2/neu-overexpressing metastatic breast cancer.
- Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Med, Medical Oncology; Univ Tx Southwestern Med Sch, Internal Medicine
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