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These medications slow the growth and spread of cancer by provoking the body’s immune system to fight disease. Immunotherapy treatments are the newest class of anti-cancer drugs. Some available for treatment today; others are being developed and will be available for treatment soon.
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.