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Among a second cohort of 10 patients who got bevacizumab and dendritic cell vaccine alone (but no cyclophosphamide), only 30 percent survived to the two-year mark.
Among a second cohort of 10 patients who got bevacizumab and dendritic cell vaccine alone (but no cyclophosphamide), only 30% survived to the two-year mark.
Within the immune system, dendritic cells act as clever spies.
In the cord blood of preterm infants, UCSF postdoctoral fellow Michela Frascoli found an abundance of mature T cells and mature dendritic cells, which activate the immune system.
Using ground-up cells from a patient’s tumor, researchers trained the dendritic cells to recognize and attack that specific malignancy.
Using ground-up cells from a patient's tumor, researchers trained the dendritic cells to recognize and attack that specific malignancy.
The scientists made each unique vaccine using a patient's tumor (stored and preserved before surgery) and dendritic cells from her blood.
In October 2014, Bochco received a stem cell transplant from a 23-year-old man named Jon Kayne, which helped Bochco temporarily beat back a rare form of leukemia called blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm.
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medical Definition of dendritic cell
- Dendritic cells play a key role in activating an immune response—whether against a foreign microbe or a damaged body cell …
- —Patrick Barry, Science News, 11 Aug. 2007
- Dendritic cells' key role in priming the immune system gives them formidable potential as therapeutic vaccines for fighting cancers and viruses such as HIV.
- —Scientific American, December 2004
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