adoptive immunotherapy


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adoptive immunotherapy

[ə¦däp·tiv ‚im·yə·nō′ther·ə·pē]
(immunology)
The transfer of immunologically competent white blood cells or their precursors into the host.
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Combining a CD20 chimeric antigen receptor and an inducible caspase 9 suicide switch to improve the efficacy and safety of T cell adoptive immunotherapy for lymphoma," PLoS ONE, vol.
Although adoptive immunotherapy is an emerging form of treatment, there have been a number of studies into its effectiveness.
At The James, research in adoptive immunotherapy is under way for certain patients with advanced colon cancer.