• Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneers

    8 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Nobel laureates James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo discovered how the immune system can be harnessed to attack tumor cells, ushering in the era of immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy.
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  • Fourth Cancer Treatment Identified: Nobel Prize Goes to 2 Cancer Researchers

    8 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    James P. Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine for a pioneering approach to fight against cancer.
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  • American and Japanese immunologists are awarded Nobel Medicine Prize

    American and Japanese immunologists are awarded Nobel Medicine Prize

    8 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    The pair were honoured 'for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation,' the Stockholm-based Nobel Assembly said.
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  • Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Immune System Cancer Research

    8 monthes ago - By Time

    STOCKHOLM - The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to two researchers from the United States and Japan for advances in discovering how the body's immune system can fight off the scourge of cancer.
    The 9-million-kronor prize will be shared by James Allison of the University of Texas Austin and Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University.
    Their parallel work concerned proteins that act as brakes on the body's immune system and it constitutes “a landmark in our fight against cancer,” said a statement from the Nobel Assembly of Sweden's Karolinska Institute, which selects winners of the annual...
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  • Landmark cancer therapy wins Nobel prize

    8 monthes ago - By BBC

    Two scientists working on immune treatments for cancer have won the 2018 prize for physiology or medicine.
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