Side effect profile of checkpoint inhibitors

Bernardo Rapoport, MD and Ronwyn Van Eeden MBChB, FCP(SA) of The Medical Oncology Centre of Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa discuss a side effect profile associated with checkpoint inhibitors. Doctors need to be aware of immune-related side effects, which are different than chemotherapy side effects like chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). Sometimes symptoms can be vague, like fatigue or lethargy, but they may have a severe impact on patients. Recorded at the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) and International Society of Ocular Oncology (ISOO) 2016 Annual Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer held in Adelaide, Australia.
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