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James Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine
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Posted at 3:27 AM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 06:27:34-04
American James Allison and Japan's Tasuku Honjo have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine for a pioneering new approach to cancer treatment.
The Nobel committee said the pair's research -- which harnesses the body's immune system to attack cancer cells -- amounted to a "landmark in our fight against cancer."
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