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The Value and Cost of Immunotherapy Cancer Treatments

Your body's first-line defense against foreign invaders is your own immune system. When it sees an invader, it unleashes T cells to destroy it. Some forms of cancer can trick the immune system into seeing cancer cells as healthy cells. Hiding in plain sight, they are free to grow and reproduce. That's where immunotherapy comes in. Immunotherapy is a way to stimulate the immune system to attack cancer cells.
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