Treatments: Biological therapy (immunotherapy)


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Description: Biological therapy (also called immunotherapy) helps the body's natural ability (immune system) to fight disease or protects the body from some of the side effects of cancer treatment. Monoclonal antibodies, interferon, interleukin-2, and colony-stimulating factors are some types of biological therapy.1


Count: Biological therapy (immunotherapy) is listed as a: treatment for 10 conditions; alternative treatment for 10 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 9 conditions.
Treatments: all treatments

Biological therapy (immunotherapy) as a treatment: The following list of conditions have 'Biological therapy (immunotherapy)' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

B

  • Bladder Cancer ... Biological therapy (immunotherapy)
  • Breast Cancer ... Biological therapy

    C

  • Cancer ... Biological therapy (immunotherapy)
  • Colorectal cancer ... Biological therapy (immunotherapy)

    K

  • Kidney Cancer ... biological therapy (immunotherapy)

    L

  • Leukemia ... biological therapy

    M

  • Melanoma ... biological therapy (immunotherapy)

    N

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma ... biological therapy

    O

  • Ovarian Cancer ... immunotherapy

    S

  • Stomach cancer ... biological therapy

    Biological therapy (immunotherapy) as a research area: The following list of conditions have 'Biological therapy (immunotherapy)' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:

    B

  • Brain cancer ... Biological therapy
  • Breast Cancer ... Biological therapy

    L

  • Leukemia ... biological therapy
  • Liver cancer ... biological therapy

    M

  • Melanoma ... biological therapy (immunotherapy)
  • Multiple Myeloma ... biological therapy

    P

  • Prostate Cancer ... biological therapy

    S

  • Skin Cancer ... immunotherapy, Biological therapy
  • Stomach cancer ... biological therapy



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    1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer - An Overview: NCI

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