What is Immunotherapy?
Immunotherapy is the general class of medications that work by stimulating the immune system. This class of drugs is well-known in the treatment of cancer (alongside other forms of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery), as well as its use in
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- Cancer: Cancer is the general class of diseases caused by the body’s own cells reproducing too rapidly. The dividing cells
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- Allergies: Allergies occur when the immune system responds to a substance. Common examples include dust allergies, pollen allergies (causing hay fever
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- Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy is a general term for the many different types of drugs and medications used to treat cancer. Treatment of
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- Radiotherapy: Radiotherapy, or radiation therapy, refers to the use of radioactive exposure in small amounts as a treatment. Radiotherapy is commonly
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- Immune system: The immune system protects the body against external harmful invaders, such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, and so on. The immune
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