What is Cancer Immunotherapy?
Infographic Jan 29, 2018 | By Jack Rudd, Senior Editor for Technology Networks
Immunotherapy is a revolutionary form of treatment that uses parts of a patient’s immune system to fight disease.
There are many types of cancer immunotherapy which all serve to either stimulate a patient’s own immune system or, provide the immune system with new components to make it more effective at combating cancer.
Download this infographic to learn about:
- The main types of cancer immunotherapy
- The pros and cons of this kind of treatment
- Recent immunotherapy success stories
More than 100 years ago, Nobel prize-winning German physician and scientist, Paul Ehrlich suggested that the incidence of cancer would be significantly higher if it wasn’t for our immune system – bringing to light immune cells’ incredible ability to recognize, target, seek out, and destroy cancerous cells.READ MORE