Hope in the War Against Cancer


We’re harnessing the immune system in a variety of ways to fight cancer.

Peter Pisters President of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hope in the War Against Cancer


Declining cancer death rates, promising research, and innovative technology suggest the tide may be turning in the long war against cancer. Clinical trials using CRISPR technology to modify immune system cells are increasing, cancer vaccines are the next frontier for immunotherapy, and blood tests capable of detecting early signals of multiple types of cancer appear promising. Optimism is percolating as investigators identify new therapeutic targets, learn more about how to reprogram cells, and harness the body’s own defense systems as an attack agent. CEOs of leading cancer centers report on what we know, what’s missing, and the advances that lie ahead.

  • 2023 Health

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