What is chemoimmunotherapy?

William D. Knopf, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Chemoimmunotherapy is chemotherapy combined with immunotherapy. Chemotherapy uses different drugs to kill or slow the growth of cancer cells; immunotherapy uses treatments to stimulate or restore the ability of the immune system to fight cancer.
This answer is based upon source information from the National Cancer Institute

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