An Immunotherapy Story: Getting Her Life Back After Hodgkin Lymphoma


In this Cancer Research Institute video, meet Ariella Chivil, a Hodgkin lymphoma patient. She was diagnosed while in college, and, back then, completed treatment considered standard for the disease in the hopes it would be enough to put it behind her.

Unfortunately, the lymphoma returned.

Fourteen cancer treatments later, Ariella participated in an immunotherapy clinical trial for the drug nivolumab (Opdivo).

Watch her story with the video above.

Learn more about about how immunotherapy cancer treatments work here:

Learn more about lymphoma here:

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