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Immunotherapy

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termBiological therapy, biotherapy, biological response modifier therapy
METeOR identifier:Help on this term437322
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
Definition:Help on this termThe application of immunologic knowledge and techniques to prevent and treat disease.

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Guide for use:Help on this termExamples include the administration of increasing doses of allergens in the treatment of allergies, the use of immunostimulants and immunosuppressants, the transfer of immunocompetent cells and tissues from one person to another, and the use of interferon for its antiviral and antitumor properties.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termMyers T (Editor) 2009. Mosby’s Medical Dictionary , 8th Edition. Missouri: Mosby Elsevier page 945

Relational attributes

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Cancer treatment—immunotherapy completion date Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—immunotherapy completion date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—immunotherapy completion date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—systemic therapy agent or protocol, eviQ protocol identifier NNNNNN Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—systemic therapy agent or protocol, eviQ protocol identifier NNNNNN Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—systemic therapy agent or protocol, text X[X(149)] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—systemic therapy agent or protocol, text X[X(149)] Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Immunotherapy completion date Health, Standard 07/12/2011

Immunotherapy start date Health, Standard 07/12/2011

Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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