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immunotherapy
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
A type of biological therapy that uses substances to stimulate or suppress the immune system to help the body fight cancer, infection, and other diseases. Some types of immunotherapy only target certain cells of the immune system. Others affect the immune system in a general way. Types of immunotherapy include cytokines, vaccines, bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), and some monoclonal antibodies.
Definition Source
National Cancer Institute
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10543.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10543
USE FOR And Type
immune desensitization
immunosuppression (therapy)
immunosuppression drug therapy
immunosuppression therapies
immunosuppression therapy
immunosuppressive drug therapy
immunosuppressive therapies
immunosuppressive therapy
Broader Term
therapeutics
Narrower Term
immunization
Related Term
allergoids
antiserum
immunosuppression
Spanish
inmunoterapia
Term Number
10543