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Cancer immunotherapy: What do you know about it?

From checkpoint inhibitors to cancer vaccines, learn about a field that is revolutionizing cancer research
Video by Sabrina Richards and Breanna Welch / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch’s Nobel Prize-winning work on bone marrow transplantation provided the first definitive and reproducible example of the human immune system’s power to cure cancer.

Today, the Hutch continues to lead this revolutionary field — immunotherapy — which harnesses the immune system to overcome cancer.

In this brief video, learn how our researchers have been exploring better ways to employ components of the immune system — from small proteins to cancer-killing T cells — to improve cancer care.

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Last Modified, September 21, 2021