Immunotherapy

The Dream Team is integrating immunotherapy, along with targeted therapy, in new approaches to treating KRAS-mutant lung cancer.

Immunotherapy for lung cancer is a type of treatment that strengthens the body’s  immune response to help the immune system fight the cancer.

The following video explains what the immune system is and what it does.

The next video explains how the immune system fights cancer.

Of the types of immunotherapies currently being studied for lung cancer, immune checkpoint inhibitors are the ones in which the most progress has been made. The following video explains what they are and how they work.

Videos are reproduced with permission from LUNGevity Foundation.