Immunotherapy medications (immune checkpoint inhibitors) for cancer treatment represents a major hope in the field of oncology. Although improvements are still on the way, the several studies about this therapy are doing very well. In fact, many treatments are already available.
This therapy cannot be used alone as the first-line treatment, but can nevertheless help eradicate the tumour.
Immunotherapy relies on the use of the immune system. It allows it to destroy the mutated cells from the body, as it usually does for bacteria or viruses. This therapy helps the immune system to identify and destroy the mutated cells, such as liver or breast cancer.