Biotherapy

Biotherapy: 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. Biotherap...
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biotherapy

<molecular biology> Treatment using biological agents - almost always those made by genetic engineering. ... (19 Jan 1998) ...
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biotherapy

biotherapy, biotherapeutics 1. Treatment using biological agents, almost always those made by genetic engineering. Genetic engineering is central to modern biotherapy`s backbone: pharmaceutical biotechnology. Pharmaceutical biotechnology involves using microorganisms, macroscopic organisms, or hybrids of tumor cells and leukocytes. 2. Virtually al...
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biotherapy

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 biotherapy include monoclonal antibodies, growth factors, and vaccines. These agents may also have a direct antitumor effect. Also calle...
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