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donor lymphocytes 
A population of lymphocytes from the blood of a donor and administered to a patient who has already received a stem cell transplant from the same donor (allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation). The donor lymphocytes may be able to boost the patient's immune system and kill remaining cancer cells. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)