adoptive immunotherapy


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
While these results are concerning for the future success of NK adoptive immunotherapy, higher numbers of enrolled patients are required to adequately establish the efficacy (or lack thereof) of this approach.
Conrad et al., "Generation of a multipathogen-specific T-cell product for adoptive immunotherapy based on activation-dependent expression of CD154," Blood, vol.
A Japanese study compared the effect of adoptive immunotherapy on 150 liver cancer patients.
Burger et al., "erbb2/her2specific natural killer cells for adoptive immunotherapy of glioblastoma," Neuro-Oncology, vol.
Ichihara et al., "Prognostic significance of adoptive immunotherapy with tumor-associated lymphocytes in patients with advanced gastric cancer: a randomized trial," Clinical Cancer Research, vol.
CAR-T-Cell-Based Adoptive Immunotherapy in Hematological Malignancies.
Adoptive Immunotherapy with O-Acetyl-GD2-Specific CARs
Novel immunotherapeutic strategies being investigated to treat glioblastoma can be broadly divided into three major classes: active immunotherapy, adoptive immunotherapy, and immunomodulatory strategies [6].
Kershaw, "Manipulating immune cells for adoptive immunotherapy of cancer," Current Opinion in Immunology, vol.
Suhoski et al., "4-1BB is superior to CD28 costimulation for generating [CD8.sup.+] cytotoxic lymphocytes for adoptive immunotherapy," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
Knol et al., "Tissue prognostic markers for adoptive immunotherapy in melanoma," European Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Bhagwati, "Adoptive immunotherapy using lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells and interleukin-2 for recurrent malignant primary brain tumors," Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol.