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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?

SOLID TUMORS

Role of Immunotherapy in LUNG CANCER

Role of Immunotherapy in MALIGNANT MELANOMA

Role of Immunotherapy in KIDNEY CANCER

Role of Immunotherapy in PROSTATE CANCER

Role of Immunotherapy in HEAD AND NECK CANCER

Role of Immunotherapy in STOMACH AND ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Role of Immunotherapy in COLORECTAL CANCER

Role of Immunotherapy in LIVER AND GALL BLADDER CANCER

Role of Immunotherapy in PANCREATIC CANCER

Role of Immunotherapy in BLADDER CANCER

 

HEMATOLOGICAL CANCERS

Role of Immunotherapy in ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (ALL)

Role of Immunotherapy in CHRONIC LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (CLL)

Role of Immunotherapy in ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA (AML)

Role of Immunotherapy in DLBCL

Role of Immunotherapy in FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA

Role of Immunotherapy in MULTIPLE MYELOMA

 

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

 

Read the details about them in this article.

 

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