Definition of immunotherapy in English:

immunotherapy

Syllabification: im·mu·no·ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /ˌimyənōˈTHerəpē, iˌmyo͞o-
 
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noun

Medicine
  • The prevention or treatment of disease with substances that stimulate the immune response.
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    • All cancer treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and surgery have been known to cause fatigue.
    • Biological Therapy, or immunotherapy, uses substances made naturally in the body to stimulate or bolster your own immune response to the disorder.
    • In patients with metastatic disease that does not respond to radiotherapy or chemotherapy, immunotherapy may offer an additional form of cancer control.

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