Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2019. (2):44-57
https://doi.org/10.15407/visn2019.02.044 

S.V. Komisarenko, S.I. Romaniuk
Palladin Institute of Biochemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

A NEW STRATEGY FOR FIGHTING CANCER, OR HOW THE BRAKE OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM WORKS
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2018

The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 2018 was awarded to two immunologists - James Patrick Allison from the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas (USA) and Tasuku Honjo from Kyoto University (Japan) for “the discovery of cancer therapy through inhibition of negative immune regulation”. The most prestigious scientific award in 2018 celebrated the implementation of the results of modern immunological research in medical practice, which in recent years has already helped the oncologists successfully fight malignant tumors.

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