Immunotherapy is treatment that uses your body's own immune system to help fight cancer. Get information about the different types of immunotherapy and the types of cancer they are used to treat.
Immunotherapy for Cancer - National Cancer Institute
Immunotherapy can cause side effects, which affect people in different ways. The side effects you may have and how they make you feel will depend on how healthy you are before treatment, your type of cancer, how advanced it is, the type of therapy you are getting, and the dose.
What Is Cancer Immunotherapy? | American Cancer Society
Immunotherapy drugs are now used to treat many different types of cancer. For more information about immunotherapy as a treatment for a specific cancer, please see our information on that type of cancer. Many newer types of immunotherapy are now being studied for use against cancer.
Immunotherapy | MD Anderson Cancer Center
Cancer immunotherapy improves the immune system’s ability to eliminate cancer. There are several types of immunotherapies, and each helps the immune system in a different way. Types of immunotherapies. Immune checkpoint therapy helps cancer-fighting immune cells, ...
Understanding Immunotherapy | Cancer.Net
Immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy, is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the body's natural defenses to fight cancer. It uses substances made by the body or in a laboratory to improve or restore immune system function.
Immunotherapy - WebMD
Immunotherapy, also called biological therapy, is a type of treatment that uses the body's own immune system to fight cancer.The therapy mainly consists of stimulating the immune system to help it ...
Immunotherapy - Wikipedia
Immunotherapy is the treatment of disease by activating or suppressing the immune system. Immunotherapies designed to elicit or amplify an immune response are classified as activation immunotherapies, while immunotherapies that reduce or suppress are classified as suppression immunotherapies.
What Are the Pros and Cons of Immunotherapy?
Several immunotherapy drugs have been approved to fight cancer, and hundreds more are being tested in clinical trials (research studies that use volunteers to test new medicines).
Immunotherapy - CancerCenter.com
Immunotherapy is a broad category of 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 Immunotherapy - Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
Immunotherapy is an effective treatment for patients with certain types of cancer that have been resistant to chemotherapy and radiation treatment, and has also been approved as a first line of treatment in several cancers.