Immunotherapy and targeted therapy—the new roadmap in cancer treatment

Kamran Shahid, Mustafa Khalife, Raetasha Dabney, Alexandria T. Phan


Immunotherapy is the new frontier in cancer medicine. This manuscript summarizes historical aspect of immunotherapy, particularly its pathway to drug approval as the main therapeutic modality used in clinical medicine. We will discuss the role of immunotherapy in treating various types of cancers and how the treatment landscape once dominated by chemotherapy is rapidly changing.