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How Cancer Drug Keytruda ( Pembrolizumab) Treats Melanoma

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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 […]

New Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment Opdivo (nivolumab)

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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. Opdivo is developed by Bristol-Myers […]