Scientist Duo Win Nobel Prize for Helping the Immune System Fight Cancer

James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo shared the Nobel prize for their efforts “harnessing the cancer patient’s own immune system to destroy tumours”. A cure for cancer remains elusive but two immunologists have won science’s most prestigious award, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for their work in cancer immunotherapy. Allison discovered a molecule that halted …

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