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A High Schooler's Perspective Immunotherapy

Immunosurveillance – the science behind immunotherapy

This article takes a quick peek into the mechanisms responsible for immunotherapy’s success against cancer. In our last article, we discussed the early beginnings of cancer immunotherapy and here, we explain how the concepts of immunosurveillance and immune tolerance, crucial aspects of immunotherapy, have contributed to understanding and treating cancer.  The origins of immunosurveillance date […]

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A High Schooler's Perspective Immunotherapy

A brief history of immunotherapy and its effectiveness in cancer research

One of the most talked about forms of cancer treatment is also one of the most effective – we are discussing the use of immunotherapy… In our last article, we discussed the history and development of mustard gas and its contributions to cancer research. While the invention of mustard gas led to massive leaps in […]

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A High Schooler's Perspective Chemotherapy

Mustard Gas – an unlikely ally in the fight against cancer

Read on to take a look into the history of Mustard Gas and how it forever changed cancer research Over one hundred years ago, a conflict of unprecedented size commanded the world. Aptly titled “The Great War”,  World War I claimed over 40 million lives. However, one weapon used in the war would end up […]