What Is Cancer Immunotherapy?
Immunotherapy and Side Effects Immunotherapy is one of the most exciting areas of new discoveries and treatments for many different kinds of cancer. Understanding how the immune system works is opening the doors to developing new treatments that are changing the way we think about and treat cancer. Most people receiving immunotherapy are treated in specialized cancer centers and many of them are enrolled in clinical trials. This may change as more trials are completed and more drugs are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat differentRead More
Understanding Immunotherapy Immunotherapy is a broad category of anti-cancer therapies that use the body’s immune system to fight cancer cells. These cells are different from normal cells, in that they do not die normally. What Is Cancer Immunotherapy Immunotherapy is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight diseases such as cancer. Stimulating your own immune system to work harder or smarter to attack cancer cells Giving you immune system components, such as man-made immune system proteins Types of cancer immunotherapy Monoclonal antibodies: These are man-madeRead More