Immunotherapy Can Extend The Lifespan Up To 2 Times

Nowadays, with smart drugs, hopeful results are obtained in the treatment of lung cancer. Patients who are suitable for smart drugs, when treated with oral medications instead of classic chemotherapy, have a lifespan close to 2 times. “Moreover, side effects are less than chemotherapy,” said Prof. Dr. Aziz Yazar Medical Oncology Expert from Acıbadem Altunizade Hospital. He emphasized that immunotherapy or chemotherapy can be given to patients who are not suitable for these medications and added.

“Immunotherapy can be used both in the first and second series of treatments for lung cancer. According to the study; in the advanced stage of lung cancer, immunotherapy method can achieve 2 times more successful results than chemotherapy treatment. In addition, patients have better tolerance to side effects of immunotherapy.”

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