immunotherapy


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im·mu·no·ther·a·py

 (ĭm′yə-nō-thĕr′ə-pē, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n. pl. im·mu·no·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease by inducing, enhancing, or suppressing an immune response.

im′mu·no·ther′a·peu′tic (-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.
im′mu·no·ther′a·pist n.
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immunotherapy

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) med the treatment of disease by stimulating the body's production of antibodies
immunotherapeutic adj
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im•mu•no•ther•a•py

(ˌɪm yə noʊˈθɛr ə pi, ɪˌmyu-)

n., pl. -pies.
treatment designed to produce immunity to a disease or enhance the resistance of the immune system to an active disease process, as cancer.
[1905–10]
im`mu•no•ther`a•peu′tic (-ˈpyu tɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunotherapy - therapy designed to produce immunity to a disease or to enhance resistance by the immune system
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
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Translations
imunoterapie

immunotherapy

[ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθerəpɪ] Ninmunoterapia f
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immunotherapy

[ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ] nimmunoterapia
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im·mu·no·ther·a·py

n. inmunoterapia, inmunización pasiva del paciente por medio de anticuerpos preformados (suero o gamma globulina).
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

immunotherapy

n inmunoterapia
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Currently, Dr Sharma is a professor of Genitourinary Medical Oncology and Immunology in the Division of Cancer Medicine, the TC and Jeanette Hsu Endowed chair in Cell Biology, the scientific director of the Immunotherapy Platform as well as the co-director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Recent breakthroughs in immunotherapy are making a huge difference in treating some forms of cancer, especially metastatic cancer.
At the Stephenson Cancer Center, Sami Ibrahimi and Raid Aljumaily, both hematologist-oncologists, looked at the outcomes of cancer patients who received anti-PD-1 and PDL-1 therapy, a type of immunotherapy. Immunotherapy is a cancer treatment that uses the body's immune system to fight cancer.