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Cancer Immunotherapy Program
Care and Treatment
How Immunotherapy Works to Treat Cancer
Millions of people around the world have now been treated with a form of immunotherapy—more than 1 million for cancer, many others for a wide range of medical conditions that include autoimmune disorders, organ transplantation and infectious diseases. In this video, one of immunotherapy’s founding fathers, Ron Levy, MD, chief of oncology at Stanford Medicine, describes immunotherapy and the discoveries he and others made that allowed the first successful manipulation of monoclonal antibodies, the immune system’s natural attack cells, to recognize cancer cells. About Immunotherapy - https://stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-treatments/i/immunotherapy.html Stanford Physician: Ronald Levy, MD - https://stanfordhealthcare.org/doctors/l/ronald-levy.html