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Biological therapy drugs

Biological therapy is one of the treatments you might have if your cancer is advanced. There are a number of different types. 

Interferon (Intron A)

Find out what interferon is, how you have it and other important information about taking this biological therapy for cancer. 

Bevacizumab (Avastin)

Find out what bevacizumab (Avastin) is, how you have it and other important information about having bevacizumab (Avastin) for advanced kidney cancer.

Sunitinib (Sutent)

Find out what sunitinib is, how you have it and other important information about taking this cancer drug. 

Pazopanib (Votrient)

Read about pazopanib, how you have it and other important information about taking this cancer drug for advanced kidney cancer. 

Aldesleukin (IL-2, Proleukin or interleukin 2)

Read about aldesleukin, how you have it and other important information about taking this cancer drug. 

Sorafenib (Nexavar)

Find out what sorafenib is, how you have it and other important information about taking sorafenib for advanced kidney cancer.

Everolimus (Afinitor)

Find out what everolimus is, how you have it and other important information about taking this cancer drug. 

Temsirolimus (Torisel)

Read about temsirolimus, how you have it and other important information about taking this biological therapy drug for advanced kidney cancer. 

Axitinib (Inlyta)

Find out what axitinib is, how you have it and other important information about taking axitinib for advanced kidney cancer.

Last reviewed: 
29 Feb 2016

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