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cellular adoptive immunotherapy

A treatment used to help the immune system fight cancer. A cancer patientís T cells (a type of white blood cell) are collected and grown in the laboratory to increase the number of T cells that are able to kill the personís cancer cells. These cancer-specific T cells are given back to the patient to help the immune system fight the cancer.


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