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Pediatrics Professor Aims to Attack Childhood Cancers with Immunotherapy

Inspired by the possibilities of immunotherapy – an innovative treatment that harnesses the power of a patient’s own immune system to fight disease (rather than simply poisoning and zapping cancers, as in chemotherapy and radiation therapy) – Lee realized that he wanted to quickly bring this advanced therapy to the field of pediatrics, to treat some of the toughest cancer cases faced by children.

Read more here: https://news.virginia.edu/content/pediatrics-professor-aims-attack-childhood-cancers-immunotherapy