An audio-visual journey into the different approaches to cancer immunotherapy

22 May 2014, Cancer, Immune system

Named the 2013 "Breakthrough of the Year," cancer immunotherapy is a unique and emerging approach to cancer treatment. Rather than simply targeting the tumours, cancer immunotherapy targets the immune system and directs the body's own immune defences to seek out and destroy tumour cells wherever they appear.

The video below, courtesy of Nature Video, explores four different approaches to cancer immunotherapy, some of which our researchers here at the Malaghan are currently developing.