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Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps your immune system fight cancer. This can be done by stimulating your body’s own immune system to attack cancer, or by training the immune system to attack cancer cells directly. Immunotherapy is being used to treat lung, kidney, bladder, head/neck and some skin cancers, as well as lymphoma. The oncologists at Hall-Perrine Cancer Center will work with you to determine whether immunotherapy is an option that can be used in treating your particular type of cancer.
The main types of immunotherapy drugs treating cancer include:
Different forms of immunotherapy may be given in different ways. These include:
Clinical information courtesy of the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society.