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Targeted cancer drugs and immunotherapy

Targeted cancer drugs and immunotherapy are used to treat advanced melanoma skin cancer. Read about why you have them and the different types of drugs used.

About targeted cancer drugs and immunotherapy

Targeted cancer drugs work by targeting the differences in cancer cells that help them to grow and survive. Immunotherapies help the immune system to attack the cancer. 

Types of targeted cancer drugs and immunotherapy

Read about the different types of targeted cancer drugs and immunotherapy for melanoma skin cancer and what their side effects are.

Last reviewed: 
21 May 2020
Next review due: 
21 May 2023
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