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  • cell-based immunotherapy
  • Randomized controlled studies in different cancers resulting in significant increase in survival and disease free period have been reported and its efficacy is enhanced by 20-30% when cell-based immunotherapy is combined with conventional treatment methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • A small molecule that can turn short-lived 'killer T-cells' into long-lived, renewable cells that can last in the body for a longer period of time, activating when necessary to destroy tumour cells, could help make cell-based immunotherapy a realistic prospect to treat cancer. (cam.ac.uk)
  • 2017
  • The Committee requests an update from AHRQ in the fiscal year 2017 CJ on research that will be undertaken pursuant to the workshop with the goal of identifying patient, healthcare provider, and systems barriers to initiation and adherence to allergy immunotherapy and developing interventions to address these problems. (aaaai.org)
  • Research
  • The new research, which is detailed in Biomaterials , showed that slow-release peptide gels could continuously deliver immunotherapy drugs to tumor sites for long periods of time. (rice.edu)
  • The purpose of this thematic series, published in Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research , is to summarize some of the highlights of cancer immunotherapy that may provide new opportunities for personalized anti-cancer therapy as well as presenting challenges on the road to the clinic. (biomedcentral.com)
  • disease
  • Some non-specific immunotherapies include cytokines, interleukins, and interferons, all of which are naturally occurring proteins that play a role in the immune system's response to disease. (kidshealth.org)