Source 1: 2018 SEER Manual
Source 2: NAACCR Item #3270
Notes: RX Summ-Palliative Proc
Immunotherapy: Is immunotherapy ever palliative treatment according to any oncologists or SEER?
Any treatment that destroys or modifies cancer tissue should not be recorded as palliative. Even if immunotherapy is given for symptoms/palliative treatment, it is likely to kill off tumor cells.