Immune cells are the body's natural way of attacking infections and other invading pathogens. However, since cancer is not foreign (tumors are mutated versions of the body's own cells), immune cells do not attack most cancer cells. Find out how scientists are using immune proteins to mobilize immune cells to fight cancer with Michael Fischbach and Kole Roybal.
Engineering Immune Cells to Recognize and Kill Cancer
Video Dec 03, 2017 | Original Video from University of California Television
How Does Cancer Immunotherapy Work?Video
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.WATCH NOW