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Checkpoint blockade and adoptive immunotherapy are two examples of the fourth and newest pillar of cancer therapy. from

The fourth pillar: how we’re arming the immune system to help fight cancer

New treatment options for cancer have flowed from our knowledge of how cells work, including the realisation the patient’s own immune system is a powerful agent in defeating cancer.
Immunotherapy boosts the body’s ability to fight disease. Rob Schultz/Flickr

Explainer: what is cancer immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy is treatment that boosts the body’s immune system by producing more infection-fighting agents, such as white blood cells and antibodies, to help fight disease. While it may seem a modern…

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