Immunotherapy for melanoma

Melanoma Immunotherapy in Israel

Immunotherapy is one of the latest promising methods for melanoma treatment. It works successfully stimulating the body’s immune system in order to increase its ability to identify and kill cancer cells.


Prof. Schachter is a leading expert with many years of experience in immunotherapy for melanoma in Israel.



Prof. Yakov Shekhter

Prof. Jacob Schachter – Head of the Ella Lamelbaum Institute for Melanoma and Immunooncology at Sheba Academic Medical Center, Chaim Sheba Hospital, Israel.
Deputy Director of Oncology Department of Chaim Sheba Hospital.


Prof. Schachter – Head of Melanoma Institute – Appointment online



Immune system protects the body from attacking infections caused by viruses and bacteria and abnormal cells of the human body (cancer) as well. Usually immune system is able to distinguish healthy normal cells from abnormal cells. But sometimes this mechanism does not work it cannot identify melanoma as dangerous cells.


Our oncologists use systemic immunotherapy in Israel for the treatment of metastatic cancer. Ask for an Israeli Doctor Second Opinion 


Medicines that were approved by FDA for melanoma immunotherapy:

♦ Ipilimumab (Yervoy) – an antibody CTLA-4
♦ Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) – an anti-PD-1
♦ Nivolumab (Opdivo) – an anti-PD-1
♦ Nivolumab (Opdivo) + Ipilimum (Yervoy) combination

♦ Nivolumab (Opdivo) IV + Nivolumab (Opdivo) Intrathecal in advanced stage

♦ TIL (tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes) – new kind of immunotherapy used in Israel for the treatment of metastatic melanoma

♦ Pembrolizumab (Kitruda) + Lenvatinib (Lenvima) combination

♦ Fecal microbiome transplantation (FMT)



Other treatments for melanoma:

⇒ Microsurgical operation (Mohs Surgery)

Targeted therapy

Ajuvant therapy

Radiation therapy

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TIL therapy for melanoma

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