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Targeting the Immune System, Not the Tumor

02/17/2017

Immuno-oncology Is Based on the Concept of Harnessing the Body’s Own Immune System to Fight Cancer, and Recent Scientific Discoveries and Clinical Advances Have Ushered in A Truly Historical Time in Cancer Research.

One of the most exciting areas of cancer research today is immuno-oncology. Immuno-oncology is based on the concept of harnessing the body’s own immune system to fight cancer, and while it’s an approach that scientists first considered more than 100 years ago, recent scientific discoveries and clinical advances have ushered in a truly historical time in cancer research.