Immunotherapy Side Effects

Immunotherapy Side Effects

Dr. Jennifer Litton talks about the side effects that may be caused by immunotherapy medicines.
Mar 3, 2021
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Dr. Jennifer Litton joins us for this episode to talk about the side effects that may be caused by the two immunotherapy medicines approved for breast cancer: Keytruda (chemical name: pembrolizumab) and Tecentriq (chemical name: atezolizumab).

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Litton explain:

  • how these two immunotherapy medicines work

  • the side effects that are unique to the immunotherapy medicines

  • how doctors monitor immunotherapy side effects

  • tips how people can monitor themselves for side effects

About the guest
 
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Jennifer Litton, MD

Dr. Jennifer Litton is a board-certified medical oncologist and professor of breast medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where she is also vice president of clinical research. She also is a member of the Breast Immuno-Oncology Task Force of the National Cancer Institute.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:46 PM

 
 
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