The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine: Unleashing our immune systems against cancer

2018 Nobel Prize Physiology-Medicine

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Today saw the first of the 2018 Nobel Prizes awarded. The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by stimulating the immune system to attack tumour cells. This graphic takes a look at the prize-winning research.

To read about the science behind the prize in more detail, check out the Nobel Prize press release here, or the more detailed scientific background here.