oncology
Skin

Patients have misconceptions about immunotherapy efficacy and toxicities


Cancer patients have misconceptions about immunotherapy, expecting it to be a huge breakthrough in efficacy but with little or no knowledge about the toxicities, Australian research shows. According to a series of in-depth interviews with 29 Australian patients receiving pembrolizumab for their stage IV melanoma, hope is the key issue underpinning treatment decisions. Patients have ...

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