Glossary Term:

Title

biologic response modifiers

Phonetic

<b>by</b>-o-<b>LA</b>-jick re-<b>spons</b> <b>MOD</b>-uh-<b>fie</b>-urs

Description

substances that boost the body’s immune system to fight against cancer; for instance, the drug interferon. This type of treatment is sometimes called biologic therapy. See also immunotherapy.