Targeted therapy and immunotherapy

Targeted therapy 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

What is targeted therapy?

Targeted therapy drugs target something in or around a cancer cell that is helping it grow and survive.

Angiogenesis inhibitors

Angiogenesis inhibitors are drugs that make it difficult for a tumour to develop a blood supply.

Cancer growth inhibitors

Cancer growth inhibitors are drugs that block signals that tell cancer cells to develop or divide.

Monoclonal antibodies

Monoclonal antibodies attach to receptors on the surface of cancer cells or other cells in the body.