Immunotherapy

Also known as: Biologic therapy, Biotherapy
Biologic therapy is a treatment that uses the patient's immune system to fight cancer. Substances made by the body or made in a laboratory are used to boost, direct, or restore the body's natural defenses against cancer. This type of cancer treatment is also called biotherapy or immunotherapy.

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Providence Gastrointestinal Cancer Program -- Multidisciplinary Team

Your multidisciplinary gastrointestinal cancer care team consists of these trained specialists:

Bringing out the big guns to kill cancer

Technology opens new doors for combining radiation and immunotherapy.

Proprietary Health Article

Prostate cancer and PSA: Should your patient get screened?

Oncologist and researcher Brendan Curti, M.D., discusses the benefits and limitations of the prostate-specific antigen test – and which patient groups can benefit from annual screening.

Groundbreaking immunotherapy: More tailored, less toxic treatments

Inside your body, standing at attention in your blood, tissues, and organs, there are millions of tiny troopers mobilized against invaders.

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American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society’s home page with links to all types of cancer, symptoms, treatment options, statistics trials and ways to contribute.