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Immunotherapy

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Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment (drug) that uses your body’s own immune system to fight cancer cells. Your immune system fights infections and diseases.

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Odette Cancer Centre

US National Cancer Institute

Cancer.net

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Centre (University of California San Francisco)

classesDrop-in sessions and classes

These free drop-in sessions and classes take place in the Odette Cancer Centre for patients and caregivers.

Please pick up a calendar from the PEARL (T-wing, 1st floor, by main reception) or view information about workshops and classes online.

Classes and workshops we offer include:
  • Introduction to Chemotherapy
  • Lymphedema Class
  • Clinical Trials and Your Care
  • Ask a Nurse (RN)
  • Ask a Radiation Therapist
  • Ask a Nutrition Expert
  • Ask a Pharmacist
  • Art Therapy and more

Information to get you ready for your immunotherapy treatment

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Immunotherapy and the Side Effects

  • To view this booklet online, please visit sunnybrook.ca/immunotherapy or visit the PEARL (T-wing, 1st floor, by main reception) to pick up a copy.

Articles

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre: Your Health Matters

Check out Your Health Matters for articles on a variety of related topics including:

Support services

Odette Nursing Team

Telephone: 416-480-5000

Registered nurses can answer your questions about treatment, give support for symptoms and side effects, and provide information on how to manage at home.

Odette Patient & Family Support

Telephone: 416-480-4623
Location: TG-230 (T-wing, ground floor)

Free services to help you manage eating, stress, worry, financial concerns, changes in health and daily activities.

Cancer Connection (Canadian Cancer Society)

Website: cancerconnection.ca
Email: cancerconnection@cancer.ca  

Free services that include peer support, support groups, online communities, and more.

Wellspring

Telephone: 1-877-499-9904
Website: wellspring.ca
Location(s): Several, including Westerkirk House (Sunnybrook)

Free programs and services for anyone with cancer (Returning to Work, Back at Work, Peer Support, and more).


While this information may be useful, it is intended for educational purposes only. Please continue to ask your health care team if you have questions or concerns. For any other inquiries, please contact us at patienteducation@sunnybrook.ca.