Immunotherapy is a type of biological therapy that uses the body’s immune system to fight cancer. Different types of immunotherapies are being used to treat specific types of cancers, and it is an active area of cancer research–in the lab and in the clinic.
Below you will find links to articles and videos that can help you understand how immunotherapy works and its potential for treating metastatic breast cancer. You will also find a link to all of the immunotherapy clinical trials listed on BreastCancerTrials.org. These trials are also included on Metastatic Trial Search.
- National Cancer Institute: Cancer Immunotherapy: How the Immune System Fights Cancer
- OncLive: Unlocking the Potential for Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer
- Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation: Impatient Science: Understanding Immunology Series
- National Public Radio: Personalized Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer
- Breastcancertrials.org: Vaccine and Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Listed on BCT
- National Cancer Institute: New Drugs, New Side Effects: Complications of Cancer Immunotherapy NEW
- MedPage Today: Immunotherapy Makes First Appearance in NCCN Breast Cancer Guideline NEW