Immunotherapy is a type of biological therapy treatment that can also treat cancer by helping the body's immune system fight cancer. The immune system will help fight infections and other diseases.
There is also a cancer treatment called hormone therapy or endocrine therapy which is used by doctors to treat cancers that use hormones to grow, such as some prostate and breast cancers. This treatment can slow or stop the growth of cancer that uses hormones to grow.
Targeted therapy is a treatment for cancer-targeting proteins that control how cancer cells grow, divide, and spread.
According to the journal Targeted Cancer Therapy: The Next Generation of Cancer Treatment under the National Library of Medicine, this new generation of cancer treatment has come to the forefront which uses pharmacological agents that restrict the spread of cancer. Targeted therapies may be more therapeutically beneficial for many cancer types, including lung, colorectal, breast, lymphoma and leukemia.