James Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine

Posted: 3:27 AM, Oct 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-01 12:12:48Z

American James Allison and Japan's Tasuku Honjo have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine for a pioneering new approach to cancer treatment.

The Nobel committee said the pair's research -- which harnesses the body's immune system to attack cancer cells -- amounted to a "landmark in our fight against cancer."

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