Recent Examples of immunotherapy from the Web
Now, doctors from the University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center have him on immunotherapy that seems to be shrinking the tumor, providing a glimmer of hope.
During her tenure at TIME, Alice has written countless conversation-starting stories, on everything from the opioid crisis and CRISPR to cancer immunotherapy breakthroughs and the Olympics, to name just a few.
AbbVie and Alector hope to apply immunotherapy to dementia and Alzheimer's.
That is, mice that got gut microbes from non-responding humans also did not respond to immunotherapies.
Some practices, like Dr. Mainardi’s, offer rush immunotherapy that can help patients reach the maintenance phase faster.
The human immune system is equipped with a set of brakes that cancer cells are able to activate; the first immunotherapy treatment in effect disables the brakes, enabling white blood cells to attack the tumours.
Golfers and volunteers from across the country will once again raise funds for breakthrough immunotherapy research and treatments for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Together with other treatments such as drugs that activate the immune system, CAR T cell therapies represent a long-awaiting blossoming in the field of cancer immunotherapy.
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Origin and Etymology of immunotherapy
First Known Use: 1910See Words from the same year
medical Definition of immunotherapy
- Demonstrating promise is immunotherapy, in which special medications are used to beef up the body's own cancer-fighting cells.
- —Harvard Health Letter, August 1997
- If environmental control and pharmacotherapy fail to control symptoms, then allergen immunotherapy—also called hyposensitization or desensitization—may be considered.
- —Discover, March 1998
immunotherapeuticplay \-ˌther-ə-ˈpyüt-ik\ adjective
- immunotherapeutic activity
- immunotherapeutic methods
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