active specific immunotherapy

active specific immunotherapy

a therapy that attempts to stimulate specific antitumor responses with tumor-associated antigens as the immunizing materials.
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The presentation, entitled Active Specific Immunotherapy of Adenocarcinomas Using Cancer-Associated Antigens was made at the Second Annual New Advances in Vaccine Technologies & Applications conference in Bethesda, Md.
The company is refining its technology in the areas of active specific immunotherapy (THERATOPE R therapeutic vaccine) anti-idiotype induction therapy (OVAREX TM antibody kits), radioimmunoimaging (Tru-Scint R compounds), as well as cancer diagnostic kits (TRUQUANT R radioimmunoassays).