active immunotherapy


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active immunotherapy

[¦ak·tiv ¦im·yə·nō′ther·ə·pē]
(immunology)
A type of immunotherapy that attempts to stimulate the host's intrinsic immune response to the tumor, either nonspecifically or specifically.
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We are also encouraged by the feasibility of administering a patient-specific active immunotherapy, manufactured in the U.
I am excited to join Kite Pharma and look forward to building the company into a leader in active immunotherapy.
This is the first clinical trial of an Id-KLH active immunotherapy in combination with a maintenance Rituxan regimen," said Richard Ghalie, M.
IL-13Ra2 is abundantly expressed in a number of malignancies, including cancers of brain, ovary and prostate, and is a target of ICT-107, ImmunoCellular's lead active immunotherapy candidate for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, the most prevalent and aggressive form of brain cancer.
Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, and as a consultant to Biovest was the lead investigator for the Phase II and Phase III clinical trials for BiovaxID[R], Biovest's active immunotherapy targeting the treatment of certain B-cell lymphomas.
DALLAS -- Memgen announced today that results from a recent clinical trial of its novel active immunotherapy product, ISF35, will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology on June 1 in Orlando, FL.
The company's flagship product in development is OBI-822, a first-in-class active immunotherapy for metastatic breast cancer.
Polycap (for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases), Risorine (for treatment of tuberculosis) and Mycidac-C, the world's first active immunotherapy for lung cancer, are three innovative drugs that we have developed.
One treatment is an active immunotherapy, a treatment that stimulates an immune response, and triggers the production of natural antibodies against amyloid.
For kiwifruit allergy, like many other food allergies, there is currently no active immunotherapy available.
They describe strategies of passive and active immunotherapy, improving immunotherapeutic responses using combinations of agents for immunochemotherapy, and targeting strategies to defeat immune suppression.
Our company is focused on active immunotherapy, which basically means stimulating the immune system to fight disease.