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Immunotherapy for cancer

Immunotherapy uses treatments that work with the immune system to help the body fight cancer. These treatments may slow or stop the growth of cancer cells or keep cancer from spreading. Or they may help the immune system kill cancer cells.

Types of immunotherapy include immune cell therapies, cancer vaccines, and medicines such as checkpoint inhibitors.

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