NCIT_C158037, NCIT_C66830, NCIT_C61410, NCIT_C101858, NCIT_C158520, NCIT_C156955, NCIT_C156954, NCIT_C156953, NCIT_C156952, NCIT_C118169, NCIT_C116977, NCIT_C159328
A therapy designed to induce changes in a patient's immune status., Treatment to boost or restore the ability of the immune system to fight cancer, infections, and other diseases. Also used to lessen certain side effects that may be caused by some cancer treatments. Agents used in immunotherapy include monoclonal antibodies, growth factors, and vaccines. These agents may also have a direct antitumor effect.
CTRP, CDISC, CPTAC
The concept encompasses various treatment modalities including active and passive immunization, treatment with immunopotentiators, immunosuppressants and nonspecific systemic immunostimulators and adjuvants, desensitization to any allergens, bone marrow transplantation, thymus implantation.
Immunotherapy (Including Vaccines)
Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure