Summary: Today, Jim Allison is a name to be reckoned with throughout the scientific world, holding a 2018 Nobel Prize for discovering the role of the immune system in defeating cancer. But for decades, he waged a lonely war against the skepticism of the medical establishment and the resistance of Big Pharma. This is the astounding true story of one warm-hearted, stubborn man's visionary quest to find a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JIM

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Summary: Examines the development of cancer immunotherapies and lung cancer vaccines in Cuba, the history of biomedical research in the country, and efforts to collaborate with partners in the United States despite the embargo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2020

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Graeber, Charles

Summary: Draws on the experiences of patients, physicians, and researchers to explain the revolutionary development of immunotherapy as a treatment for cancer and how that information is being harnessed to create more effective patient therapies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2018

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