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And some kidney cancers responded to immunotherapy treatment; no one knows why.
To Stanford physicians and cell biologists Joseph Wu and Nigel G. Kooreman, this outward likeness seemed like a teaching opportunity for the immune system, and a chance to add some firepower to the burgeoning field of cancer immunotherapy.
Her immunotherapy treatment, was one of at least four drugs that had made it to human trials after being highly successful at ameliorating cancer in dogs.
That work was the mainstay behind cancer immunotherapy being named Science magazine's 2013 Breakthrough of the Year.
The $250 million from Parker is believed to be the single largest contribution to immunotherapy research.
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved two new immunotherapies to treat certain leukemias and lymphomas.
Take Juno Therapeutics, founded in Seattle in 2013 to develop immunotherapy drugs.
Founded in 2005 as a spinout from Providence Portland Medical Center, UbiVac is developing immunotherapies to fight cancer.
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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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