Expert Video - What is immune therapy? When is it needed?
Immune therapy is very different to chemotherapy and targeted therapy. Instead of targeting the cancer cell, immune therapy boosts the naturally present immune system in your body to fight the cancer. It’s rapidly becoming our “3rd” treatment approach for lung cancer patients and offers a lot of hope for the future.
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