Dendreon Corporation is a biotechnology company whose mission is to target
Cancer develops when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Normal cells grow, divide, and die. Instead of dying, cancer cells continue to grow and form new abnormal cells.
Cancer cells often travel to other body parts where they grow and replace normal tissue. This spreading process is called metastasis.
When cancer spreads or metastasizes, it is still named after the part of the body where it started.
For example, if prostate cancer spreads to the bones, it is still prostate cancer, not bone cancer.Close
and transform lives through the discovery, development, commercialization, and manufacturing of novel therapeutics. The Company applies its expertise in antigen identification, engineering, and cell processing to produce
autologous cellular immunotherapy (ACI)
AUTOLOGOUS CELLULAR IMMUNOTHERAPY (ACI)A therapy that uses a patient’s own cells to stimulate an immune response against cancer.
Close product candidates designed to stimulate an immune response in a variety of tumor types. PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April 2010.