2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine: A turning point in the war on cancer

Published: October 4th, 2018

Category: Researchers in the Spotlight

Mitchell mug2Drs. James Allison and Tasuku Honjo were awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for using the body’s immune system to attack cancer.

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy, highlights the importance of their work, standard methods of treatment for those with brain tumors and how immunotherapy is different.

Click here to read Dr. Mitchell’s article in The Conversation.