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immune checkpoint therapy

[ ih-myoon-chek-point ther-uh-pee ]
/ ɪˈmyun ˈtʃɛkˌpɔɪnt ˈθɛr ə pi /
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noun Immunology, Pharmacology.
a form of cancer treatment that utilizes immune checkpoint inhibitors: It’s important to monitor T cell reactivation before and after immune checkpoint therapy.
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Origin of immune checkpoint therapy

First recorded in 2015
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