Using the immune system to treat cancer

Our immune system does an amazing job of protecting us from infections and even works naturally prevent cancer. . It has long been recognized that harnessing the immune system to treat cancer is a reasonable goal but efforts have not been stellar. It now appears that this is changing. On this edition of Line One Anchorage cancer specialist Dr. Steve Liu discusses using the immune system to treat cancer.

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GUESTS:
  • Dr. Steve Liu of Alaska Oncology and Hematology

LINKS:

  1. Nature | Cancer Immunotherapy – medical animation
  2. Cancer Immunotherapy: ASCO’s Advance of the Year

 

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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, April 24, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Monday, April 24, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT

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