Managing Immunotherapy Toxicities in Melanoma

Michael A. Postow, MD, shares advice to community oncologists on managing the side effects of immunotherapy in patients with melanoma.

Michael A. Postow, MD, a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, shares advice to community oncologists on managing the side effects of immunotherapy in patients with melanoma.

In many cases, these treatments are life-saving medications, Postow says. However, it is important to recognize when a patient is experiencing side effects from the treatment so that it can be modified in order to best support the patient.