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Immune checkpoint inhibitors : a guide for cancer patients

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38160
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4040
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Immune checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs) (also called immunotherapy) are an important part of treating some types of cancer. CPIs work by helping your own immune system to work harder or smarter to attack cancer cells. This pamphlet explains what your immune system does and how cancer affects it, what CPIs are and whether they are the same as chemotherapy, and what precautions you have to take. Information about side effects and your orange alert card is included. A list of resources for more inform…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Immunotherapy
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Immunotherapy
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
Immune checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs) (also called immunotherapy) are an important part of treating some types of cancer. CPIs work by helping your own immune system to work harder or smarter to attack cancer cells. This pamphlet explains what your immune system does and how cancer affects it, what CPIs are and whether they are the same as chemotherapy, and what precautions you have to take. Information about side effects and your orange alert card is included. A list of resources for more information is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4040
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Systemic therapy : patient video series

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38188
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program, Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program Education Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4051
Available Online
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The NSH Cancer Care Program wants you to have the information you need to take care of yourself throughout your treatment. This pamphlet includes a QR code to access narrated videos related to systemic therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and oral anti-cancer treatments. A link to other videos for cancer patients and their families is included.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program Education Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy
Cancer--Immunotherapy
Cancer--Treatment
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
The NSH Cancer Care Program wants you to have the information you need to take care of yourself throughout your treatment. This pamphlet includes a QR code to access narrated videos related to systemic therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and oral anti-cancer treatments. A link to other videos for cancer patients and their families is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program; Approved by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program Education Team
Pamphlet Number
4051
Less detail