What does HLA mean in Oncology?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand HLA in the Medical field in general and in the Oncology terminology in particular.

Human Leukocyte Antigen

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What does HLA mean?

human leukocyte antigen: any of a complex of genetically determined antigens, occurring on the surface of almost every human cell, by which one person's cells can be distinguished from another's and histocompatibility established.

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