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How Does Cancer Immunotherapy Work?

Video   Feb 26, 2018 | 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., 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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