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What are some other chemotherapy treatments used in oncology?

Other chemotherapy treatments used in oncology include immunotherapy, which helps your body's immune system to better fight cancerous cells. Immunotherapy is also sometimes known as biological therapy or biotherapy. Biological and hormonal agents change the metabolic and hormonal processes in your body that can facilitate the growth of cancerous cells. Treatments such as cellular therapy and radiopharmaceuticals target only the cancerous cells in your body, leaving normal, healthy cells intact.

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