Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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IM
Intramuscular. Within or into muscle
IM
intramuscular
IM-862
An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called angiogenesis inhibitors
IMAC
cisplatin, doxorubicin, and ifosfamide
imagery
A technique in which the person focuses on positive images in his or her mind
imaging
Tests that produce pictures of areas inside the body
imaging procedure
A method of producing pictures of areas inside the body
imatinib mesylate
A drug that is being studied for its ability to inhibit the growth of certain cancers. It interferes with a portion of the protein produced by the bcr/abl oncogene. Also called Gleevec and More…
IMF
fluorouracil, ifosfamide, and methotrexate
imipenem
An antibiotic drug used to treat severe or very resistant infection. It belongs to the family of drugs called carbapenems
imiquimod
A substance that improves the body's natural response to infection and disease. It is being studied as a topical agent (something used on the surface of the body) for the prevention of More…
immortal
Not subject to death
immune adjuvant
A drug that stimulates the immune system to respond to disease
immune function
Production and action of cells that fight disease or infection
immune response
The activity of the immune system against foreign substances (antigens)
immune system
(im-YOON) The complex group of organs and cells that defends the body against infections and other diseases
immune system tolerance
The failure of the immune system to respond to an antigen that previously caused an immune response
immunization
A technique used to cause an immune response that results in resistance to a specific disease, especially an infectious disease
immunoassay
A test that uses the binding of antibodies to antigens to identify and measure certain substances. Immunoassays may be used to diagnose disease. Also, test results can provide information More…
immunocompetence
The ability to produce a normal immune response
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