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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Science Names Cancer Immunotherapy its 2013 Breakthrough of the Year

MD Anderson News Release 12/19/13
New reality for long-time dream of medical researchers is grounded in work by Jim Allison

Detect. Destroy. Remember. The mantra of the immune system’s relentless campaign against infectious invaders and the body’s own abnormal cells finally is applying to cancer in meaningful ways.

The journal Science today named cancer immunotherapy its 2013 Breakthrough of the Year, the latest recognition of the rising tide of treatments pioneered by Texan-born Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and executive director of its Moon Shots Programimmunotherapy platform.


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