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Immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy, is a treatment that boosts the body’s immune system to fight cancer. The process involves sending the patient’s blood to a laboratory to improve or restore immune system function to the blood.
Then the blood is administered back to the patient. Immunotherapy may work for stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells. This therapy can also be used with healthy patients to help prevent future cancerous events.

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The six combined immunotherapy
~Activate six types of immune cells

There is a limit to immunotherapy that activates only one or two cells. One or two immune cells cannot recover their immune system just by increasing their numbers.
It is important to cooperate and activate each other in order to consider the connection between immune cells such as 1) Killer T-cell, 2) NK cell, 3) γδT cell, 4) NKT cell, 5) Dendritic cell, 6) Helper T-cell and immune enhancement.
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The six types of immune cells are activated simultaneously, and cultivated cells about two to five billion. (Killer T-cell, NK cell, γδT cell, NKT cell, Dendritic cell, Helper T-cell)
After returning six types of cultivated cells to patient body, it can expect a higher therapeutic effect than before. In addition, NKT cells are characterized by their resistance to anticancer agents, steroids, and radiation.
If the patients combined with radiation treatments and anti-cancer therapy before or after surgery, it will help to reduce side effects and improve the quality of life.

The six combined immunotherapy

(1)Killer T-cell

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attacks the foreign objects including cancer cells. Killer T cells are also called CTL cells (cytotoxic lymphocytes).

(2)NK cell

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hese cells attack virally infected cells, controlling and detecting early signs of cancer.

(3)NKT cell

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these cells have feature of T-cells and NK cells. NKT cells can find cancer cells, attack directly, and destroy it.

(4)γδT cell

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Gamma delta T cells are the prototype of unconventional T cells and represent a relatively small subset of T cells in peripheral blood.

(5)Dendritic cell

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Dendritic cells act as messengers between the innate and adaptive immune system. Main function is to process antigen material and present it on the cell surface to the T cells of the immune system.

(6)Helper T-cell

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Helper T cells are very important cells in adaptive immunity as they are required for almost all adaptive immune responses.