December 30, 2011

A Chemoablative Immunotherapeutic

Rose bengal resides in a unique class of agent called chemoablative immunotherapeutics. In contrast, for example, ipi and tremi are anti-CTLA4 agents.

chemoablative immunotherapeutic -> chemoablation & immunotherapy

Chemoablation is the process where cells undergo a form of cell death mimicking necrosis and apoptosis.

Immunotherapy is the approach where the body’s immune system is harnessed to fight disease.

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