Advances in Cancer Research and Treatment
IImmunotherapy treatments used to treat cancer include monoclonal antibodies; man-made versions of immune system proteins, cell cycle checkpoint inhibitors that causes the body to recognize and attack cancer cells. Conventional therapies for cancer are chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Chemotherapy is the most widely used treatment when cancer has spread. The drugs kill cancer cells or slow their growth. There are many types of chemotherapy drugs, which are often used in various combinations and strengths.
Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to kill cancer cells. Learn how chemotherapy works against cancer, why it causes side effects, and how it is used with other cancer treatments.
Radiation therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. Learn about the types of radiation, why side effects happen, which ones you might have, and more.