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6 Cancers That Immunotherapy Can Treat

Immunotherapies Revolutionize Cancer Treatment

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that enhances your immune system’s ability to destroy cancer cells. While only a few immunotherapy drugs have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to date, they can treat many different types of cancer. Though we still have much to learn, immunotherapies are giving many cancer-free years to patients who formerly had few treatment options. Here are six cancers immunotherapy is approved to treat.



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Maurie Markman, MD

Maurie Markman, MD, is a nationally-renowned oncologist who serves as President of Medicine and Science at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. View his Healthgrades profile >

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