This video describes a newer form of cancer treatment called immunotherapy that seeks to boost the patient’s immune system to fight back against the cancer. Currently, there are various forms of immunotherapy cancer drugs that are FDA approved for the treatment of different types of advanced cancers like #melanoma, lung and ovarian cancer.
FDA approved cancer drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is used to treat advanced melanoma skin cancer. In this video, Dr. Stephen Lemon talks about how this immunotherapy treatment works, as well as what types of side effects it may cause patients. Keytruda was developed by Merck. Dr. Lemon is a medical oncologist who is not affiliated with […]
Empliciti (Elotuzumab) is an FDA approved immunotherapy treatment for multiple myeloma cancer. Medical oncologist Dr. Stephen Lemon talks about how this new cancer drug treatment works as well as what types of side effects it may cause. Empliciti is developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Dr. Stephen Lemon is a medical oncologist and is not affiliated with […]
Darzalex (daratumumab) is a recent FDA approved immunotherapy for the treatment of multiple myeloma cancer. In this video, Dr. Stephen Lemon, a medical oncologist, talks about how this immunotherapy treatment works, including what types of side effects it may cause. Visit https://www.lightersideofcancer.com/education/ to watch more new cancer treatments from Dr. Lemon. Darzalex is developed by […]