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How Does Cancer Immunotherapy Work?

Video   Jul 30, 2019 | Taken from MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

Traditionally, cancer treatment has revolved around chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. But thanks to groundbreaking immune checkpoint blockade research led by Jim Allison, Ph.D., winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, we have a new way to treat cancer: immunotherapy. Rather than treating the cancer directly, immunotherapy trains the immune system to attack cancer.

 
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