Definition of immunotherapy in English:



mass nounMedicine
  • The prevention or treatment of disease with substances that stimulate the immune response.

    • ‘The final chapter discusses therapy, with an emphasis on sentinel lymph node biopsy techniques, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy.’
    • ‘Postoperatively, no radiation therapy or immunotherapy was attempted.’
    • ‘In patients with metastatic disease that does not respond to radiotherapy or chemotherapy, immunotherapy may offer an additional form of cancer control.’
    • ‘Biological Therapy, or immunotherapy, uses substances made naturally in the body to stimulate or bolster your own immune response to the disorder.’
    • ‘All cancer treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and surgery have been known to cause fatigue.’