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It is important to know that you are not alone on your treatment journey. Numerous resources are available free and online to cancer patients and their caregivers.
These resources can help you learn more about the science of cancer immunotherapy and other advances in cancer treatment, where to seek financial help, and how to connect with other patient support and advocacy groups.
Read our primer on the immune system and how scientists are unlocking its power to fight and ultimately cure all types of cancer.
An eight-step guide for cancer patients on how to get the best care followed by an information section and resource directory
Organizations that provide support and reliable answers for cancer patients and their loved ones
A comprehensive glossary that will help explain some of the terms you'll come across on our website
A monthly e-newsletter with the latest cancer immunotherapy information and updates from the Cancer Research Institute
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Expert scientists and physicians answer common patient questions.
About Immunotherapy Clinical Trials
About Immunotherapy 101
About Immunotherapy and the Brain
Patients provide a vital perspective on the experience of cancer diagnosis, the consideration of treatment options, side effects, immunotherapy, and clinical trials. Review a collection of patient responses from our Immunocommunity for a greater understanding of each individual's experience.
How and when did you first learn you had cancer?
How did you learn about immunotherapy and why did you decide to do it?
What was treatment like? Did you have any side effects?
How did immunotherapy compare to other treatments you may have received, if any?
Are there things that surprise you about the cancer experience?
What would you want another patient to know about immunotherapy or about participating in a clinical trial?
Join the conversation and share your story with the Immunocommunity.
What you need to know to determine if a clinical trial is right for you
Tips and suggestions to help you organize a successful fundraising event
Words of advice to help you have productive conversations with your medical team about cancer immunotherapy
Tips to help you discuss cancer immunotherapy treatment options with your friends and family
*Immunotherapy results may vary from patient to patient.
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