Immunotherapy | Open Access Journals

Immunochemistry & Immunopathology

ISSN: 2469-9756

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Immunotherapy is one kind of cancer treatment that helps your immune system fight cancer. The immune system protects your body to fight infections and other diseases. It is made up of white blood cells and organs and tissues of the lymphatic system. Immunotherapy is a type of biological therapy. biological therapy is the treatment of the disease by activating or suppressing the immune system. Immunotherapies bulid to trigger or boost an immune response are classified as activating immunotherapies, while immunotherapies that reduce or suppress are classified as suppressing immunotherapies. The immune system is a powerful weapon against disease, infection, defective cells. Because cancer cells are the body's own mutated cells, they are not always recognized by the immune system as invaders. In addition, cancer cells have multiple ways to escape, stop or control an immune attack. Immunotherapy is a broad category of cancer therapies designed to boost the body's immune system to better recognize and fight cancer.

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