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Also called biological therapy, immunotherapy is an evolving and promising type of cancer treatment that helps the immune system fight cancer through various inhibitors. The immune system works as the body’s defence system, which prevents infections and diseases.
While it's a relatively new cancer treatment in India, it has been delivering astonishing results to date. It stimulates the immune system to preserve healthy cells while identifying and halting the growth of cancer cells. It can also include:
Immunotherapy is a specialized treatment of cancer and may vary from patient to patient. So the therapy may works better for some Cancer We Treat than for others. However, it has become a standard part of cancer treatment, which can be implemented:
Immunotherapy enables oncologists to design a more effective cancer treatment that can offer better outcomes and a low chance of relapses. Other benefits include:
Cancer occurs when some genes in healthy cells change and start mutating. So if genes begin to mutate, proteins in cells also change. It causes cells to grow too quickly and live longer than they should. Even though the immune system can slow or stop cancer growth, cancer cells can avoid the immune system.
Immunotherapy helps the immune system to ward off cancer by:
There are several types of immunotherapies, which include:
Setting the groundwork for future success, new ways of enhancing the immune system are being discovered swiftly. Therefore, Immunotherapy is evolving and emerging as a critical component of various cancer treatment, which include:
Immunotherapy can cause various side effects that depend on drug type and the body’s reactions to it. Some common side effects can include: