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A Scientist's Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer | American Health Council

A Scientist’s Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

A Scientist's Dream Fulfilled: Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer - Health Council

“An immunologist named Jim Allison, now at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, had figured out that if the immune system was tweaked just right, it could do a better job of killing the cancer than the usual treatments.”

“It’s a new modality for treating cancer,” Dr. Samuel Broder, a former director of the National Cancer Institute, says now of Allison’s pioneering research. “It used to be there were three basic treatment options for cancer — surgery, radiation and chemotherapy — or some combination of those three. It’s fair to say there’s now a fourth option.”

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