A protein or other compound that stimulates immune defense against disease.
Treatment to stimulate or restore the ability of the immune system to fight infections and other diseases. Also used to lessen certain side effects that may be caused by cancer treatment. Also called immunotherapy, biotherapy, or biological therapy.
A substance that boosts, directs, or restores the body's normal immune (defense) system. An example is interferon. BRM's are produced naturally in the body and can also be manufactured in the laboratory.