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Winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine Announced
Posted: 3:12 AM, Oct 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-01 10:17:03Z
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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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