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Biological therapy

Introduction: Biological therapy

Description of Biological therapy

Biological therapy: Treatment to stimulate 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. Also called immunotherapy, biotherapy, or biological response modifier (BRM) therapy.
Source: National Institute of Health

Biological therapy: Treatment of diseases with biological materials or biological response modifiers, such as the use of GENES; CELLS; TISSUES; organs; SERUM; VACCINES; and humoral agents.
Source: MeSH 2007

Biological therapy: Related Topics

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Biological therapy: Treatments

Biological therapy (treatment): Another name for Biological therapy (immunotherapy).

Biological therapy (treatment): Biological therapy (also called immunotherapy ) helps the body's... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer -- An Overview: NCI)

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Hierarchical classifications of Biological therapy

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