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Cancer Immunotherapy

American Cancer Society: Immunotherapy - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Learn all about how immunotherapy is used to treat cancer at this site.

Cancer.Net: Immunotherapy and Vaccines - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Cancer Research Institute: Immunotherapy - Find out how immunotherapy works, the types of immunotherapy used for different cancer types, and search for a clinical trial.

Cancer Support Community: How Does Immunotherapy Work - The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.  You can find information on types of immunotherapy and access videos and booklets from this site.

National Cancer Institute: Biological Therapies for Cancer OR Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer OR NCI’s Role in Immunotherapy Research - The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.

OncoLink: Biologic Therapy: All About Immunotherapy - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.

Patient Resource: Immunotherapy - You can read this informative guide online or order a print copy to be delivered to your home.

Understanding Immunotherapy Side Effects - Immune checkpoint inhibitors (a type of immunotherapy) offer a promising new way to treat cancer for some patients.  This document provides information on the possible side effects with this type of treatment.

 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Cancer Research Institute: Immunotherapy & Chemotherapy, What's the Difference - A short video that will help you understand the differences between types of therapy.

Health Library: Targeted Cancer Cell Therapy OR What is Immuno-Oncology? - This is a 3D animation video from Nucleus Medical Media.

YouTube Playlist: Immunotherapy - A series of short videos on immunotherapy, curated by the Resource and Learning Center.

 

April 2020