Advancing immunotherapy for melanoma

A look into the cancer immunotherapy research that scientists and clinicians at Dartmouth Cancer Center are bringing to patients with melanoma.

We based our decision to have children on advancements in immunotherapy, and knowing if my cancer were to come back, there were good treatment options for me.

Sara McHugh

Finding out you have cancer at a young age makes one question the future and even wonder if becoming a parent is possible. Hear from one individual who was able to regain how she imagined adult life through the advances made through clinical trial discoveries.

Thanks to innovations from immunotherapy research and recent clinical trial participation, scientists at Dartmouth Cancer Center are learning more about how our bodies’ immune system is able to keep cancers like melanoma at bay. Such research has provided knowledge about where immune cells are found in the body. And it allows patients to fulfill their dreams.