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Task force report Allergen immunotherapy: A practice ...

Task force report Allergen immunotherapy: A practice parameter third update Chief Editors: Linda Cox, MD, Harold Nelson, MD, and Richard Lockey, MD Workgroup Contributors: Christopher Calabria, MD, Thomas Chacko, MD, Ira Finegold, MD, Michael Nelson, MD, PhD, and Richard Weber, MD Task ...

IMMUNOTHERAPY

1 IMMUNOTHERAPY What is immunotherapy? Immunotherapy (IT) is a well-established treatment for certain severe allergies. The World Allergy Organisation defines it as 'the repeated administration of allergen vaccines to allergic individuals in order to provide long term relief of symptoms and ...

Immunotherapy: General Information about Allergy Injection

Immunotherapy: General Information about Allergy Injection The following information is for patients who may be considering immunotherapy (allergy shots or injections) as part of their allergy treatment plan.

What is immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy Immunotherapy is treatment that uses your immune system to fight cancer. The 2 main ways that this is done is to boost the patient's own immune system or to give man-made versions of the normal parts of the immune system.

Subcutaneous immunotherapy

Becker et al S46 JAMC • 13 SEPT. 2005; 173 (6) Recommendations 1. Physicians should consider injection immunotherapy using appropriate allergens for the treatment of allergic asthma only when the allergic component is well documented (level I).

Immunotherapy: Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered No More

VIEWPOINT Immunotherapy: Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered No More RalphM. Steinman 1 *and Ira Mellman 2 The field of immunotherapy holds clear promise not only for the development of new approaches to cancer and other diseases, but also for providing fundamental insight into the human immune ...

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A European Declaration on Immunotherapy Summary Allergy Today: A Public Health Threat of Pandemic Proportions The Impact of Allergy on the Quality of Life of Europeans

News Flash – - Autologous Cellular Immunotherapy Treatment ...

Autologous Cellular Immunotherapy Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer . Note: This article was revised on January 10, 2012, to reflect a revised CR7431 issued on January 6, 2012.

Immunotherapy for Melanoma

January/February 2002, Vol.9, No.1 22Cancer Control Immunotherapy for Melanoma Christina J. Kim, MD, Sophie Dessureault, MD, PhD, Dimitry Gabrilovich, MD, PhD, Douglas S. Reintgen, MD, and Craig L. Slingluff, Jr, MD Background: Immunotherapy for cancers is based on the principle that the host's ...

CIGNA MEDICAL COVERAGE POLICY

Rush Immunotherapy Rush, rapid desensitization or cluster immunotherapy applies to clinical situations in which antigens are administered in a few hours in sufficient quantity to neutralize available IgE antibodies rapidly.