Immunotherapy:

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps your immune system fight cancer. The immune system helps your body fight infections and other diseases. It is made up of white blood cells and organs and tissues of the lymph system.

Immunotherapy is a type of biological therapy. Biological therapy is a type of treatment that uses substances made from living organisms to treat cancer.

Side effects:

Some side effects are common with all types of immunotherapy. For instance, you might have skin reactions at the needle site, which include:

Swelling

Soreness

Redness

Itchiness

Rash

Pain

Learn more about skin changes caused by cancer treatment.

You may have flu-like symptoms, which include:

Fever

Chills

Weakness

Dizziness

Nausea or vomiting

Muscle or joint aches

Fatigue

Headache

Trouble breathing

Low or high blood pressure

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