Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for Dana-Farber patients & families Learn more
Please note that some translations using Google Translate may not be accurately represented and downloaded documents cannot be translated. Dana-Farber assumes no liability for inaccuracies that may result from using this third-party tool, which is for website translation and not clinical interactions. You may request a live medical interpreter for a discussion about your care.
How is immunotherapy used to fight cancer? If you take the brakes off the immune system, you can unleash an attack on cancer cells. That's the theory behind PD-1/PD-L1, a vitally important immunotherapy discovery illustrated in this video.
Learn more about PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors and
how Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is using immunotherapy to fight different types of cancer.
Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology
Center for Immuno-Oncology
The Science of PD-1 and Immunotherapy
New Patient Appointments
For adults: 877-442-3324For children: 888-733-4662