Immunotherapy Pioneers

Kristie L. Kahl

While many are aware of the way immunotherapy has revolutionized how we treat cancer today, most don’t know about the trials and tribulations faced by the pioneers behind this new way of thinking.

So, veteran journalist Neil Canavan set out to tell the story of 25 investigators – which included their failures, “dark night” and “aha” moments and their ultimate success – through his book A Cure Within: Scientists Unleashing the Immune System to Kill Cancer.

This week, we spoke with Canavan about the inspiration for the book, why immunotherapy may be the new “darling of oncology” and why individuals with cancer should give it a read.

Read more about A Cure Within here.
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