Leukocyte

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  • blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body''s defense system

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  • blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system

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Leukocyte Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The job of white blood cells (also called leukocytes) is to fight infections and cancer. They also remove poison, waste and damaged cells from the body.

The number of white blood cells increases when a person is fighting infection or disease and decrease when a person is healthy.



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  • Press Release
    CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM) today announced that during the month of September the Company enrolled 16 patients with advanced primary not yet treated head and neck cancer into its global pivotal Phase III head and neck cancer trial for its investigational immunotherapy Multikine* (Leukocyte Interleukin Injection). Read more on this news related to 'Leukocyte'
  • Patient enrollment still shy of projections in Multikine Phase 3 trial
    CEL-Sci Corp. ( CVM +1.1% ) reports that 16 patients were recruited in the Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of Multikine (leukocyte interleukin injection) in treatment-naive patients with head and neck cancer. The company previously announced that it expects to enroll 880 patients in the trial by the end of 2015. Enrollment at the end of J Read more on this news related to 'Leukocyte'

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