Immunotherapy Advances Changing Some Lung Cancer Treatments

Advances in immunotherapy are changing treatment ideas and outcomes for certain lung cancer patients. Nationally renowned lung cancer expert David Carbone, MD, explains that several new drugs approved in the last year, which are a totally new class of therapy called immunotherapy, are highly effective and less toxic than standard chemotherapies for some patients with certain tumor markers. This can translate into longer lives and better outcomes for these patients.