immunotherapy immunotherapy  /ˌɪm ju noʊ ˈθɛ rə pi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) therapy designed to produce immunity to a disease or to enhance resistance by the immune system

Usage(s):

  1. Furthermore, doctors cannot make immunotherapy work for all patients.
  2. He has committed his life to the treatment of women and is one of the leading proponents of immunotherapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer.
  3. Though much study and testing remain to be done before immunotherapy can become an anticancer weapon, Klein's results indicate that the effort is likely to prove worthwhile.

News

  1. OncoSec Medical Announces Completion of Enrollment of Phase II Metastatic Melanoma Trial

    OncoSec Medical Inc. , a company developing its advanced-stage ImmunoPulse DNA-based immunotherapy and NeoPulse therapy to treat solid tumor cancers, announced the com
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Immunotherapy: Four Companies on the Verge of Cancer-Treatment Breakthroughs

    Immunotherapy: Four Companies on the Verge of Cancer-Treatment Breakthroughs
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. FDA Review Article Provides New Insights into Cancer Immunotherapy Product Development; Beneficial to all Involved in ...

    Published in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer, review offers recommendations for manufacturing, pre-clinical studies, and clinical trial designs of cancer immunotherapies (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10835936.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "With FDA clearance, we are now able to initiate our first Phase 1 clinical trial of our cancer immunotherapy program. This is a significant and exciting milestone in our efforts to build an immunotherapy franchise in MannKind," said Alfred...
    on Nov 27, 2006 By: Alfred Mann Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "We are very pleased to have entered into this agreement with Takeda for the development and commercialization of GVAX immunotherapy for prostate cancer and look forward to benefiting from Takeda's impressive record of success as a global...
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Stephen A Smith Source: Trading Markets (press release)

  3. Dr Rosenberg told The Daily Telegraph the new work is an "interesting study that helps to confirm the effectiveness of cell transfer immunotherapy for treating cancer patients. We have now treated 93 patients with metastatic melanoma using their own...
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Steven Rosenberg Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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