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Immunotherapy is the newest class of medications used to fight cancer and is being used with increasing frequency across a wide array of cancers including lymphoma, melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, bladder and kidney cancer, and some head and neck cancers. Immunotherapies are being studied as potential treatments in a number of other cancers.
Immunotherapy often works more effectively in combination with other drug therapies like chemotherapy.
The Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion program offers you easy access to our world-class doctors. It’s all done remotely and you don’t have to visit our hospital or one of our clinics for this service. You don’t even need to leave home!
Our program finds new ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer. Our physician scientists develop innovative treatments and deliver mechanisms to provide durable, robust cancer immune responses.