Discover immuno-oncology

Discover immuno‑oncology

Cancer immunotherapy works by helping the body’s own immune system fight certain kinds of cancers, such as skin and lung cancers.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How does cancer immunotherapy work?

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Unlike traditional cancer treatments, like chemotherapy or radiation, cancer immunotherapy works by helping the body’s own immune system fight certain kinds of cancers.

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Is cancer immunotherapy a type of chemotherapy?

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The simple answer to this question is NO. Cancer immunotherapy is different from traditional cancer treatments, like chemotherapy or radiation.

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How do I take cancer immunotherapy?

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There are different ways that you or your loved one might be given cancer immunotherapy.