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and proteins to determine friend from foe, there is a chance that it will attack healthy cells as well. However, there are also many other side effects that can be caused by the treatment type. These can vary on a spectrum from flu like symptoms to heart, kidney and liver failure. The side effects vary from patient to patient. Overall, it is difficult to determine specifically who will benefit from immunotherapy but, it is a successful way to treat cancer. However, there is also a chance that immunotherapy won’t work since it is found to be the most successful with select cancers. Normally, immunotherapy is ideal for patients whose cancer resisted other therapies like chemotherapy and radiation (“Why Immunotherapy”). Thus, immunotherapy is most successful when used along with other therapies. Although, it may not be ideal for everyone because of how pricey it is. According to the article “Immunotherapy Prolongs Survival, but at What Cost? Washington Post Needed More
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Harvey 6 on Treatment Downsides” , checkpoint inhibitors costs $150,000 annually (Vandross). However, cost depends on how long the treatment type and how long it lasts. Immunotherapy is a treatment that is still complex and while some patients might benefit, others might not. Works Cited “Cancer Immunotherapy: a Brief Review of the History, Possibilities, and Challenges Ahead.” Nci, et al. “Using Oncolytic Viruses to Treat Cancer.” National Cancer Institute , - cancer. Old, Lloyd J. “Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF); Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor 2 (TNFR2).” Science-Business EXchange , Sept. 2008,
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