NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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 using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)