Inmunoterapia por tipo de cáncer

Inmunoterapia: Para todos los tipos de cáncer

Immunotherapy is a form of cancer treatment that uses the power of the body’s immune system to prevent, control, and eliminate cancer. From the preventive vaccine for cervical and liver cancer to the first therapy ever proven to extend the lives of patients with metastatic melanoma, immunology has already led to major treatment breakthroughs for a number of cancers. Every cancer type is unique, though, and immunology and immunotherapy are impacting each cancer in different ways.

Explore immunotherapies by cancer type and explore different kinds of treatment, why immunotherapy matters, and how to support cancer immunotherapy research.

Bladder cancer location illustration

Cáncer de vejiga

The first FDA-approved immunotherapy treatment—Bacillus Calmette-Guérin cancer vaccine—was for bladder cancer in 1990.
Brain cancer location illustration

Cáncer de cerebro

Cancers of the brain and nervous system are relatively rare but very serious. Immunotherapy is showing significant promise where…
Breast cancer location illustration

Cáncer de mama

New studies of immunotherapy in the treatment of breast cancer, one of the most commonly diagnosed cancer types among…
Cervical cancer location illustration

Cáncer de cuello uterino

Three preventive cancer vaccines are already helping to stop cervical cancer, and many new immunotherapeutic approaches are in clinical…
Childhood cancer location illustration

Cáncer infantil

Immunotherapy offers a potential way to treat childhood (pediatric) cancer without the damaging, long-term side effects of conventional treatments.
Colorectal cancer location illustration

Cáncer colorrectal

There are several FDA-approved immunotherapies for colorectal cancer, for which patients are in urgent need of new treatment options….
Esophageal cancer location illustration

Cáncer de esófago

Immunotherapy for esophageal cancer is being explored to reduce recurrence, as a first-line treatment, and in novel combinations for…
Head Neck cancer location illustration

Cáncer de cabeza y cuello

Immunotherapy offers exciting new treatment options for patients with cancers of the mouth, throat, voice box, sinuses, nose, and…
Kidney cancer location illustration

Cáncer renal

Immunotherapy for kidney cancer—also called renal cell cancer—has tremendously changed the treatment landscape and overall survival of patients with…
Leukemia cancer location illustration


There are several FDA-approved immunotherapies for leukemia (leukaemia) and ongoing research demonstrates even greater potential for new treatments.
Liver cancer location illustration

Cáncer de hígado

In addition to the first FDA-approved hepatitis B preventive cancer vaccine, immunotherapy treatments can enhance the immune system’s response…
Lung cancer location illustration

Cáncer de pulmón

Immunotherapy is a promising treatment option for advanced lung cancer, alone or in combination with conventional treatments like chemotherapy…
Lymphoma location illustration


Several FDA-approved immunotherapies offer treatment options to children and adults with Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Melanoma location illustration


Immunotherapy has changed the way melanoma is treated. In particular, checkpoint inhibitors are responsible for the increasing survival rate…
Multiple Myeloma location illustration

Mieloma múltiple

Immunotherapy for multiple myeloma is a promising new treatment option, with the potential to result in long-term cancer remission…
Ovarian cancer location illustration

Cáncer de ovario

Research into immunotherapy for ovarian cancer is promising, especially since more treatment options for patients and oncologists are urgently…
Pancreatic cancer location illustration

Cáncer de páncreas

Pancreatic cancer has few treatment options, so pancreatic cancer immunotherapy research is vital to providing patients with new hope.
Prostate cancer location illustration

Cáncer de próstata

With a cancer vaccine and checkpoint inhibitor already approved, immunotherapy research offers new hope to patients with advanced prostate…
Sarcoma location illustration


Immunotherapy for sarcoma has some success cases, including the earliest known instances of spontaneous regression, although sarcoma cancer immunology…
Skin cancer location illustration

Cáncer de piel

Skin cancers are common, often diagnosed at an early stage, and among the first cancers to respond to immunotherapy.
Stomach cancer location illustration

Cáncer de estómago

Immunotherapies, including checkpoint inhibitors and targeted antibodies, offer promising new treatment options for stomach (gastric) cancer patients.
Uterine cancer location illustration

Cáncer de útero

Immunotherapy for uterine (endometrial) cancer is an emerging area of research and treatment, especially for patients with advanced cases….

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