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Immunotherapy: unleashing immune system to attack cancer

Cancer Newsline - 07/14/2014

Cancer immunotherapy treats the immune system rather than the tumor. Jim Allison, Ph.D., professor in Immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, has developed an innovative approach that will open doors for treating all types of cancer. Padmanee Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in Genitourinary Medical Oncology and Immunology, is lead scientist on immunotherapy clinical trials. Listen to Allison and Sharma discuss their collaboration on MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program to develop therapies that unleash patient’s immune systems to attack their cancers.

Guests: Jim Allison, Ph.D. and Padmanee Sharma, M.D., Ph.D.

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