How Opdivo Cancer Treatment Works (update)

Opdivo (nicolumab) is an imminotherapy cancer treatment that stimulates the patient’s immune system to fight their cancer. This treatment is currently approved for treating several types of cancers,including melanoma, kidney, head and neck, types of bladder cancers, liver cancer, colon cancer and Hodgkin Lymphoma. In this video medical oncologist Dr. Stephen Lemon explains how Opdivo works, as well as what types of side effects it may cause patients.