adoptive immunotherapy

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adoptive immunotherapy

n.
A form of immunotherapy used in the treatment of cancer and certain viral infections in which lymphocytes taken from a patient are stimulated, activated, and infused back into the patient.
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Genesis Biopharma is developing Cntego[TM], a ready-to-infuse adoptive cellular immunotherapy (ACT) using tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) for the treatment of Stage IV metastatic melanoma.
Genesis Biopharma is developing Contego[TM], a ready-to-infuse adoptive cellular immunotherapy (ACT) using tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) for the treatment of Stage IV metastatic melanoma.