Cell-based therapies

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Immunotherapy in cancer is a modality that uses the immune system’s own capacity of protecting the body from cancers.

Adoptive T cell therapy

Tumour-specific T cells do occur naturally in the patient’s body but they are outnumbered and not fully activated. In adoptive T cell therapy a large number of activated tumour-reactive T cells is administered to the patient.

Dendritic cell therapy

Dendritic cell therapy is based on the isolation of the patient’s own white blood cells which are processed in the laboratory and subsequently re-administered to the patient.

Allogeneic stem cell transplantation

A procedure in which a person receives blood-forming stem cells from a genetically similar, but not identical, donor.

Autologous stem cell transplantation

Autologous stem cell transplantation is a procedure in which blood-forming stem cells are removed, stored, and later given back to the same person.