Biological therapies

Biological therapies use substances that your body naturally makes to destroy cancer cells. There are several different types of biological therapies, but the main ones are monoclonal antibodies and interferon. Biological therapy is also known as immunotherapy.

We have not been able to interview anyone who has had biological therapies for teenage cancers. If you have experience of this treatment and you would like us to include your story on this website, please email

Last reviewed November 2014.
Last updated November 2014.


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