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Cancer and treatment options

If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with cancer, you will likely want to find out as much as you can about the type of cancer, as well as the available treatment options.

There are different treatment options for cancer, which can include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Radiation
  • Surgery

Chemotherapy

A drug regimen that kills cancer cells.

 

Immunotherapy

A cancer treatment that uses your body’s own immune system to fight cancer.

 

Here, we will focus on non-small cell lung cancer and melanoma, and find out how cancer immunotherapy can help.

 

Radiation

High doses of radiation
are used to kill cancer cells
or shrink tumours.

 

Surgery

A surgeon removes cancer cells from the body.