What is immunotherapy?
Immunotherapy is a broad category of cancer therapy which includes various agents that enhances the capability of the immune system to fight against cancerous cells. Examples of such immunotherapeutic agents include vaccines, checkpoint inhibitors, cytokines, and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells. Immunotherapy is now being considered as the fourth modality treatment after surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy.
What are the cancer types in which Immunotherapy is used?
Which diagnostic tests are helpful in predicting the utility of immunotherapy for the treatment of a particular cancer type?
Microsatellite Instability (MSI) or Mismatch Repair (MMR) Testing
Programmed Death-Ligand 1 (PD-L1) Testing
Tumor Mutational Burden
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