Answer: Immunotherapy boosts the immune system's ability to recognize and attack cancer cells.
Answer: T cells are the main soldiers of the immune system.
Answer: True. Some tumors can hijack immune system regulation processes to turn off responses.
Answer: All of the above are types of immunotherapy
Answer: True. Checkpoint inhibitors release the brakes on the immune system.
Answer: Checkpoint inhibitors do not work well against breast cancer. They are approved for melanoma and lung cancer.
Answer: True. This treatment inserts an artificial receptor into T cells that helps them recognize cancer cells.
Answer: CAR-T therapy works against blood cancers like leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma.
Answer: No. Some biomarkers are associated with better response but don't predict how well an individual patient will respond.
Answer: All of the above. Immunotherapy can lead to an excessive immune response that harms healthy tissue.