Opdivo (nivolumab) Patient Stories
Opdivo, also known by the generic name, nivolumab, is a therapy meant to treat a variety of types of cancer, including skin cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, and others. Unlike chemotherapy, Opdivo, and immunotherapies like it, work with your immune system to fight cancer cells.
Read on for Opdivo experiences from real cancer patients:
Laura Ferster, Renal Cell Carcinoma (Clear Cell), Stage 4
1st Symptoms: Severe headaches
Treatment: Partial nefrectomy (surgical removal of one kidney), Gamma Knife brain radiation, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), nivolumab (Opdivo), Avastin, cabozantinib