The following specialized doctors may be involved in your care and can help determine the right treatment options for you.
A form of systemic drug therapy that may help your immune system fight cancer. Your body might not attack cancer because the cancer cells have developed ways to avoid the immune system and keep growing. Immunotherapy helps the immune system recognize, attack, and kill the cancer cells. Immunotherapy is given by an oncologist.
Immunotherapy is often used during the advanced stages (stages 3 and 4). It is not chemotherapy. Some immunotherapies can be given alone or in combination with chemotherapy in certain patients. LIBTAYO is a type of immunotherapy.
Immunotherapy in combination with chemotherapy may help treat advanced NSCLC in 2 different ways.
Immunotherapy can cause your immune system to attack normal organs and tissues in your body, which may cause serious side effects.