Targeted (biological) therapies

Targeted (biological) therapies explained

How targeted therapies work

How targeted therapies work

This animation shows how targeted therapies work and what effect they have on the body.

About our cancer information videos

This animation shows how targeted therapies work and what effect they have on the body.

About our cancer information videos

  • Soft tissue sarcomas

    What are targeted (biological) therapies?

    Targeted (biological) therapies interfere with the way cancer cells grow. They are sometimes used to treat soft tissue sarcomas.

  • General information

    Cancer growth inhibitors

    Cancer growth inhibitors block certain chemical signals within cells, which slows down or stops the growth of the cancer.

  • General information

    Monoclonal antibodies

    Monoclonal antibodies can attach themselves to cancer cells to prevent them from growing.