Immunotherapy

Treatment that repairs, stimulates, or enhances the body’s own immune responses to fight established disease. It is sometimes combined with chemotherapy.
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immunotherapy

a treatment that stimulates or modifies the body's immune response.
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Immunotherapy

See 'desensitisation'.
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Immunotherapy

Treatment that stimulates the body's immune system to fight cancer. Immunotherapies are a type of treatment called biological therapy. Interferon and interleukin 2 are immunotherapies.
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Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy: Treatment to stimulate or restore the ability of the immune (defense) system to fight infection and disease. Biological therapy is thus any form of treatment that uses the body's natural abilities that constitute the immune system to fight infection and disease or to protect the body from some of the side effects of treatment. Immuno...
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immunotherapy

<immunology> Treatment of disease by stimulating the bodys own immune system. This is a type of therapy currently being researched as a treatment for cancer. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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immunotherapy

noun therapy designed to produce immunity to a disease or to enhance resistance by the immune system
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immunotherapy

(from the article `bladder cancer`) Bladder cancer may be treated through biological therapy, or immunotherapy, in which the body`s own cells, chemicals, or other natural agents are ... Much research has been devoted to developing effective immunotherapies against cancer, but the effectiveness of this approach has been marginal. ... ...
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immunotherapy

immunotherapy Originally, the therapeutic administration of serum containing preformed antibodies produced by another individual; currently it includes nonspecific systemic stimulation, adjuvants, active specific immunotherapy, and adoptive immunotherapy.
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Immunotherapy

Using the immune system to treat disease, for example, in the development of vaccines. May also refer to the therapy of diseases caused by the immune system.
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immunotherapy

The concept of using the immune system to treat disease, for example, developing a vaccine against cancer. Immunotherapy may also refer to the therapy of diseases caused by the immune system, such as allergies.
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Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is the treatment of disease by stimulating the body's production of antibodies.
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immunotherapy

Type: Term Pronunciation: im′yū-nō-thār′ă-pē Definitions: 1. Originally, therapeutic administration of serum or immune globulin containing preformed antibodies produced by another individual. Currently, immunotherapy includes nonspecific systemic stimulation, adjuvant, active specific immunotherapy, and adoptive...
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immunotherapy

The use of medications that boost the immune response, to assist in the treatment of a disease.
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Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is treatment that stimulates the body`s own defences (immune system) to fight infections and diseases. In some cases it is used to suppress the body`s immune system to prevent rejection of a graft.In cancer treatment it is used for both these reasons. It is also used to encourage the body to repair normal cells damaged by ...
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Immunotherapy

Treatment to stimulate or restore the ability of the immune (defense) system to fight infection and disease. Biological therapy is thus any form of treatment that uses the body's natural abilities that constitute the immune system to fight infection and disease or to protect the body from some of the side effects of treatment.
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immunotherapy

Treatment to boost or restore the ability of the immune system to fight cancer, infections, and other diseases. Also used to lessen certain side effects that may be caused by some cancer treatments. Agents used in immunotherapy include monoclonal antibodies, growth factors, and vaccines. These agents may also have a direct antitumor effect. Also ca...
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Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is the `treatment of disease by inducing, enhancing, or suppressing an immune response`. Immunotherapies designed to elicit or amplify an immune response are classified as activation immunotherapies, while immunotherapies that reduce or suppress are classified as suppression immunotherapies. ==Immunomodulators== The active agents o.....
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Immunotherapy

A therapy that is designed to make the body resistant to substances that it is allergic to like dust mites, pollens, insect venom, and fungi by giving the person increasing doses of the allergen he/she is allergic to. It is also a treatment wherein the natural defenses of the body to fight disease is used.
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immunotherapy

See biological therapy.
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Immunotherapy

Using the immune system to treat disease, for example, in the development of vaccines. May also refe
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Immunotherapy

Treatment of cancer by stimulating the natural immune response, usually with BCG (Bacille Calmette Guerin)
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Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy (`allergy shots”) is a form of preventive and anti-inflammatory treatment of allergy to substances such as pollens, house dust mites, fungi, and stinging insect venom. Immunotherapy involves giving gradually increasing doses of the substance, or allergen, to which the person is allergic. The incremental increases of the allergen cau...
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