Using a Patient’s Immune System to Treat Skin Cancer
Source: CureToday, July 2023
Advancements have been made over the last decade in the use of immunotherapy for the treatment of skin cancers including melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and Merkel cell carcinoma.
In recent years, immunotherapy has become another option for the treatment of patients with skin cancer including melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and Merkel cell carcinoma, with more options currently being assessed in clinical trials.
According to the National Cancer Institute, immunotherapy is a treatment that can either stimulate or suppress the immune system to help a patient’s body target cancer cells.