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New Cancer Treatments

What Is Targeted Cancer Treatment & How Does It Work?

Targeted cancer treatment is a relatively new cancer treatment that is used to target specific types of cancer cells, compared to general chemotherapy treatments. In this video, Dr. Stephen Lemon explains how targeted therapy works, as well as what types of side effects patients may experience during the treatment.

New Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment Opdivo (Nivolumab)

FDA approved immountherapy Opdivo (nivolumab) is a promising cancer drug treatment for different types of cancers, including melanoma, kidney cancer, lung cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma. In this video, oncologist Stephen Lemon MD talks about how this treatment helps to activate the patient’s immune system to fight back against the cancer.

About Targeted Therapy Zydelig (Idelalisib)

FDA approved Zydelig (Idelalisib) is a targeted therapy cancer treatment for various types of blood cancers that have relapsed., such as lymphocytic leukemia. Dr. Stephen Lemon, a medical oncologist, describes how this treatment works, as well as what types of side effects it may cause.

How Lynparza (Olaparib) Treats Ovarian Cancer

FDA approved cancer treatment Lynparz (olaparib) treats various types of advanced ovarian cancers that contain a defective BRCA gene. In this video, medical oncologist Stephen Lemon MD discusses how this treatment works, as what types of side effects it may cause.

Will Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment Work For Me?

While immunotherapy is a relatively new cancer treatment that uses the immune system to fight the cancer, this treatment works better on certain forms of cancer. Using immunotherapy as a cancer treatment will depend on the type of cancer you have, as well as if you have any pre-existing medical conditions. In this video, oncologist Dr. Stephen Lemon discusses what types of cancers immunotherapy may treat, including some of the more common types of immunotherapy drugs, such as Yervoy, Opdivo, Keytruda, and Tecentriq.

What Is Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment And How Does It Work?

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses the patient’s immune system to treat their cancer. By producing proteins, cancer can sometimes avoid detection by the immune system. Because the immune system can’t detect the cancer, it can’t fight it, so that how the immunotherapy treatment helps. It can help boost or restore the immune system, so that it is better able to detect and destroy the cancer. In this video, oncologist Dr. Stephen Lemon explains how immunotherapy works, as well as what types of side effects patients may experience.