Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers

Immunotherapy is revolutionizing how doctors treat certain types of cancer. Sometimes referred to as biologic therapy or biotherapy, immunotherapy harnesses the potential of the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. Training the immune system to respond to cancer has the potential for a more lasting response that can extend beyond the end of treatment, making it very different from the following types of cancer treatments.

The following information comes from Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy:

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The following Melanoma specific information comes from Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Melanoma:
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