Immunotherapy can cause side effects, which affect people in different ways. The side effects that you may encounter and how they make you feel will depend on how healthy you are before treatment, your type of cancer, how advanced it is, the type of therapy you are getting, and the dose.
Side effects are generally rare and mild.
The most common side effects after infusion are skin reactions at the needle site. These side effects include:
You may have flu-like symptoms, which include:
Nausea or vomiting
Muscle or joint aches
These symptoms must be reported to your specialist promptly so that appropriate treatment may be started.