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Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment at Medical Associates

by Tammi Noonan, DNP ARNP, Oncology Department, Medical Associates Clinic

Some of the most promising advances in cancer research in recent years involve treatments known as immunotherapy. Unlike chemotherapy that directly kills cancer cells, immunotherapy helps your immune system fight cancer. Immunotherapy helps patients fight cancer by stimulating their immune systems to work harder, or smarter, to attack cancer cells, or by giving their immune system components, such as man-made immune system proteins. Immunotherapy works better for some types of cancer than for others.

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Julien’s Journal, the Dubuque area lifestyle magazine, is a monthly regional feature magazine for and about Dubuque and the tri-state region.


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