Immunotherapy

Description

The type of therapy used to treat cancer by increasing the body’s immune system’s ability to fight it.

Alternative labels

increasing body’s immune system’s activity against disease
immunotherapies
therapy to increase immune system activity

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Immunotherapy is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Therapeutic radiographer: Therapeutic radiographers prepare and perform safe and accurate high-energy radiation treatments to patients, using a wide range of sophisticated equipment and techniques, to target the area to be treated, and computer planning to produce a plan of the dose distribution across the area to be treated.

Optional knowledge

Immunotherapy is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Immunotherapy – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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